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Heliotropium wagneri

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA LAMIALES BORAGINACEAE

Scientific Name: Heliotropium wagneri
Species Authority: Vierh.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable D2 ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Assessor(s): Miller, A.
Reviewer(s): Abuzinada, A.H. & AL-Eisawi, D.M.H. (Arabian Plants Red List Authority)
Justification:
A rare species, with a very limited area of occupancy.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Endemic to Soqotra (Abd al Kuri)
Countries:
Native:
Yemen (Socotra)
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Population [top]

Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Sandy soil on coastal plains in dwarf shrubland. Sea-level to 100 m.

Distinguished from all other species of Heliotropium in the Archipelago by its narrowly elliptic or lanceolate, long-petiolate leaves, poorly defined infloresence and thinner indumentum. There is considerable variation recorded in flower and fruit characters.
Systems: Terrestrial

Citation: Miller, A. 2004. Heliotropium wagneri. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 30 August 2014.
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