Heliotropium balfourii 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Lamiales Boraginaceae

Scientific Name: Heliotropium balfourii
Species Authority: Gürke
Heliotropium odorum Balf.f.
Taxonomic Notes: Synonym = Heliotropium odorum 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 or perceived threat.

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: Widespread and sometimes common in dwarf shrubland and drought deciduous woodland; Altitude of 300–700 m.

This shrubby species is distinguished by the yellowish green, bullate (wrinkled) leaves.
Systems: Terrestrial

Citation: Miller, A. 2004. Heliotropium balfourii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T44804A10949091. . Downloaded on 30 November 2015.
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