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Euphorbia subpeltatophylla

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA EUPHORBIALES EUPHORBIACEAE

Scientific Name: Euphorbia subpeltatophylla
Species Authority: Rauh
Taxonomic Notes: May be synonymous with E. denisii Oudejans (the rating of the species would then become Least Concern).

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 species, recently described by Rauh is known only from the Tulear area, near La Table. It is rated VU D2 as no other collections are known and its habitat is highly threatened by human activities.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: South-west Madagascar: Tulear, La Table area, where this species is locally common.
Countries:
Native:
Madagascar
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: South-west dry bush of Madagascar.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Habitat degradation, fire, habitat clearing for charcoal.
Citation: Haevermans, T. 2004. Euphorbia subpeltatophylla. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 19 April 2014.
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