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Hibiscus diriffan

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA MALVALES MALVACEAE

Scientific Name: Hibiscus diriffan
Species Authority: A.G.Mill.

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: Distributed on the southern limestone plateaus from Diksam to Wadi Irih and extending onto the granite of the Haggeher mountains. Altitude of 20–1,300 m.

Similar to H. quattanensis but differs in the densely stellate-hairy not glabrescent pedicels, epicalyx and calyx, also the leaves are narrower with a distinctly cordate base and crenate margins, and have a tendency to become lobed.
Systems: Terrestrial
Citation: Miller, A. 2004. Hibiscus diriffan. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 23 April 2014.
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