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Euphorbia tulearensis 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Malpighiales Euphorbiaceae

Scientific Name: Euphorbia tulearensis (Rauh) Rauh

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Critically Endangered B1ab(iii,v)+2ab(iii,v) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Haevermans, T.
Reviewer(s): Rajeriarison, C., Labat, J.N., Lowry, P. & Randrianjohany, E. (Madagascar Plants RLA)
Justification:
Although locally common, this species has a very small extent of occurrence and area of occupancy, and is known from only one area. There is continuing decline due to habitat loss and degradation.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:South-west Madagascar, Tulear and Saint Augustin areas. E. tulearensis is locally common throughout its range.
Countries occurrence:
Native:
Madagascar
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:South-west bush of Madagascar, on rocky limestone cliffs.
Systems:Terrestrial

Threats [top]

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

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Listed under CITES Appendix I.

Citation: Haevermans, T. 2004. Euphorbia tulearensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T44454A10905297. . Downloaded on 25 September 2018.
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