|Scientific Name:||Erucastrum rostratum|
|Species Authority:||(Balf.f.) Gomez-Campo|
|Taxonomic Notes:||Synonyms = Hirschfeldia rostrata (Balf.f.) O.E.Schulz; Brassica rostrata Balf.f.; Hirschfeldia rostrata var. rostrata (Balf.f.) O.E.Schulz.|
|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:||Endemic to Soqotra and Samha. Altitude of 100–750 m.|
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|Habitat and Ecology:||
Common, often in damp, shady places in the mist-affected areas of the island; frequently in disturbed places near habitation; also found in the refugium of relatively mesic conditions on the north-facing limestone cliffs on Samha (cf Begonia samhaensis).
Balfour (Bayley Balfour 1888) recognized var. hirsuta, based on a single specimen, with densely hirsute indumentum and strongly dissected, dentate-serrate leaves. This probably represents an extreme form of this variable species and has not been formerly recognised here.
|Citation:||Miller, A. 2004. Erucastrum rostratum. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 21 April 2015.|
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