|Scientific Name:||Hypoestes pubescens|
|Taxonomic Notes:||Synonym = Hypoestes forskalei (Vahl.) Sol. ex Roem. & Schult|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Reviewer(s):||Abuzinada, A.H. & AL-Eisawi, D.M.H. (Arabian Plants Red List Authority)|
Common in several vegetation types and under no present of perceived threat.
|Range Description:||Endemic to Soqotra.|
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|Habitat and Ecology:||
Widespread and common in a variety of vegetation types. Altitude of sea-level to 800 (–1,000) m.
Hypoestes pubescens has sometimes been considered to be a form of the widespread and variable H. forskalei. However, plants on Soqotra are consistently grey-green herbs with clear lilac flowers. For the time being H. pubescens is maintained as a distinct species.
|Citation:||Miller, A. 2004. Hypoestes pubescens. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 26 January 2015.|
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