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Euphorbia waringiae

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA EUPHORBIALES EUPHORBIACEAE

Scientific Name: Euphorbia waringiae
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:
The species grows in the Esomony area, its exact distribution range is unknown but is likely to be very restricted, as only one collection is known. It is likely to be threatened by habitat degradation or destruction, this species has been listed VU D2.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: South-west Madagascar, east of Esomony.
Countries:
Native:
Madagascar
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: South-west bush of Madagascar, at the bottom of the mountains near Esomony. Located under shrubs, in stony red earth.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

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

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Listed under CITES Appendix II.

Citation: Haevermans, T. 2004. Euphorbia waringiae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 30 July 2014.
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