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Euphorbia vezorum

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA EUPHORBIALES EUPHORBIACEAE

Scientific Name: Euphorbia vezorum
Species Authority: Leandri

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, related to E. hirta is an endemic to south-west Madagascar. It has not been recollected and therefore may be quite rare (or undercollected due to its ressemblance to the weedy E. hirta group). It grows in a fragile sand dunes ecosystem.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: South-western Madagascar, between Mahasoabe and Ihotry
Countries:
Native:
Madagascar
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Dunes.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Habitat degradation and fire.

Citation: Haevermans, T. 2004. Euphorbia vezorum. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 24 July 2014.
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