Crotalaria socotrana 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Fabales Leguminosae

Scientific Name: Crotalaria socotrana
Species Authority: Balf. f.
Priotropis socotrana Balf. f.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable D2 ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Needs updating
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.
Previously published Red List assessments:
1998 Vulnerable (VU)
1998 Endangered (E)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Endemic to Soqotra. Scattered, occasionally common.
Countries occurrence:
Yemen (Socotra)
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Population [top]

Current Population Trend: Unknown
Additional data:

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: A small tree or shrub in moist submontane, semi-deciduous woodland. Altitude of 550–650 m.

The only tree species within the genus on Soqotra.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There are no immediate threats.

Citation: Miller, A. 2004. Crotalaria socotrana. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T44978A10958086. . Downloaded on 02 December 2015.
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