Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Scrophulariales Acanthaceae

Scientific Name: Ballochia atro-virgata
Species Authority: Balf.f.
Taxonomic Notes: Synonym = Ballochia puberula Vierh.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Miller, A.
Reviewer(s): Abuzinada, A.H. & AL-Eisawi, D.M.H. (Arabian Plants Red List Authority)
This species is part of a taxonomically difficult group on Soqotra. There is inadequate information available to make an assessment beyond Data Deficient.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Endemic to Soqotra.
Countries occurrence:
Yemen (Socotra)
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Population [top]

Current Population Trend: Unknown
Additional data:

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Succulent shrubland and drought-deciduous woodland (commonly associated with Gnidia socotrana and Buxanthus hildebrandtii); dry inland plains, particularly along wadis and the foothills of the limestone plateaus of the west; also at Hamadero and Hoq in the east. Altitude of 20–600 m.
Systems: Terrestrial

Citation: Miller, A. 2004. Ballochia atro-virgata. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T44734A10945070. . Downloaded on 04 October 2015.
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