|Scientific Name:||Haya obovata|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|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.
|Range Description:||A monotypic genus endemic to Soqotra.|
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|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.
|Citation:||Miller, A. 2004. Haya obovata. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 30 June 2015.|