Haya obovata 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Caryophyllales Illecebraceae

Scientific Name: Haya obovata
Species Authority: 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: A monotypic genus 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: Ravines and hillsides, on limestone and granite, in drought-deciduous shrubland. Altitude of 200–1,300 m.

A rather insignificant prostrate herb. The small flowers are almost completely hidden within the globose clusters of brownish scarious bracts. Haya is superficially similar to Polycarpaea hayoides but differs in its one-seeded capsules and sessile, not stalked, clusters of flowers.
Systems: Terrestrial

Citation: Miller, A. 2004. Haya obovata. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T44821A10951129. . Downloaded on 28 November 2015.
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