Justicia rigida 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Scrophulariales Acanthaceae

Scientific Name: Justicia rigida Balf.f.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern 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)
Common in several vegetation types and under no present of perceived threat.

Geographic Range [top]

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

Current Population Trend:Unknown
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:Locally common on coastal and inland plains where it is typically an undershrub in Croton socotranus shrubland; co-dominant with Croton socotranus and Pulicaria stephanocarpa in the dwarf shrubland of the western inner plains. Altitude of 0–250 m.

Often heavily grazed and appearing as a dark, almost black, mound beneath Croton socotranus.

Citation: Miller, A. 2004. Justicia rigida. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T44743A10945656. . Downloaded on 17 December 2017.
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