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Euphorbia sakarahaensis

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA EUPHORBIALES EUPHORBIACEAE

Scientific Name: Euphorbia sakarahaensis
Species Authority: Rauh

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable D2 ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Assessor(s): Haevermans, T.
Reviewer(s): Rajeriarison, C., Labat, J.N., Lowry, P. & Randrianjohany, E. (Madagascar Plants RLA)
Justification:
This poorly known species is known only from the Sakaraha area, however, its exact distributional range is still unknown. This area is (as it will be in the future) threatened by human activities such as fires and agriculture, it thus qualifies for VU D2.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: South-west Madagascar, Sakaraha Forest, Sakaraha/Mahaboboka area.
Countries:
Native:
Madagascar
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: South-west dry forests, under trees.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Habitat degradation, fire, habitat clearing for charcoal, collection for the horticultural trade.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Some localities fall within reserves and protected forests. Listed under CITES Appendix II.

Citation: Haevermans, T. 2004. Euphorbia sakarahaensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 26 October 2014.
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