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Oreofraga morrisiana

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA APIALES UMBELLIFERAE

Scientific Name: Oreofraga morrisiana
Species Authority: M.F.Watson & E.L.Barclay

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)
Justification:
A rare species, with a very limited area of occupancy

Geographic Range [top]

Countries:
Native:
Yemen (Socotra)
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Population [top]

Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Rare, on cliffs on both the limestone and granite. Altitude of 500–1,100 m.

The only umbel on Soqotra with a distinct stem. It is relatively common in the zone on the limestone escarpment on Samha which captures low cloud and drizzle at certain times of year. On Soqotra it is restricted to cliffs on the limestone escarpment near Qallansiyah and is rare on the granite pinnacles of the Haggeher.
Systems: Terrestrial
Citation: Miller, A. 2004. Oreofraga morrisiana. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 19 April 2014.
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