Heliotropium riebeckii


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Heliotropium riebeckii
Species Authority: Schweinf. & Vierh.
Taxonomic Notes: Synonyms = Heliotropium pterocarpum sensu Balf.f. non. Hochst. & Steud.; Heliotropium undulatum sensu Balf.f. non. Vahl; Heliotropium bacciferum Balf.f. non Gurke.

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)
A rare species, with a very limited area of occupancy.

Geographic Range [top]

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

Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Dwarf shrubland on northern and western coastal plains. Altitude of sea-level to 50 m.
Systems: Terrestrial
Citation: Miller, A. 2004. Heliotropium riebeckii. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <>. Downloaded on 16 April 2014.
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