Hypericum fieriense


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Hypericum fieriense
Species Authority: N.Robson

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable D2 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)
A rare species, with a very limited area of occupancy.

Geographic Range [top]

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

Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Low, Hypericum-Cephalocroton shrubland with emergent Dracaena cinnabari. Altitude of 1,350–1,500 m.

The rarest of the shrubby Hypericum species on Soqotra; only known from two locations. Most likely to be confused with H. scopulorum or H. tortuosum but readly distinguished by the pubescent stems and leaves.
Systems: Terrestrial

Citation: Miller, A. 2004. Hypericum fieriense. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <>. Downloaded on 29 May 2015.
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