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Helichrysum balfourii

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA ASTERALES COMPOSITAE

Scientific Name: Helichrysum balfourii
Species Authority: Vierh.
Taxonomic Notes: Synonym = Helichrysum gracilipes var. stoloniferum Balf.f.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern 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:
Common in several vegetation types and under no present or perceived threat.

Geographic Range [top]

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

Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: In grassy clearings and amongst rocks in semi-deciduous woodland on both granite and limestone. Altitude of 370–1,067 m.

One of the group of Helichrysum species on Soqotra with zygomorphic outer florets. Distinguished from all other Helichrysums on Soqotra by its wiry flowering stalks which characteristically recurve with age.
Systems: Terrestrial

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