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Helichrysum rosulatum

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA ASTERALES COMPOSITAE

Scientific Name: Helichrysum rosulatum
Species Authority: Oliv. & Hiern

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: A common cushion-plant of rock-faces on the granite pinnacles of the Haggeher mountains. Altitude of 750–1,300 m.

One of the characteristic cushion plants of the Haggeher, frequently growing with Hypericum scopulorum and Helichrsyum aciculare, the only other cushion-forming species of Helichrysum on Soqotra. H. rosulatum is readily recognized by its soft, narrowly elliptic leaves and the more or less sessile flowering heads. It is less common than H. aciculare and seems more ecologically demanding, being less widespread and not growing at such low altitudes as that species.
Systems: Terrestrial

Citation: Miller, A. 2004. Helichrysum rosulatum. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 21 December 2014.
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