Vanda javierae 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Liliopsida Asparagales Orchidaceae

Scientific Name: Vanda javierae Tiu ex Fessel & Leuckel
Taxonomic Notes: Possible synonym = Vanga lamellata Lindl.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered A4acd; B1ab(ii,iii,v) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Agoo, E.M.G., Cootes, J., Golamco, A., Jr., de Vogel, E.F. & Tiu, D.
Reviewer(s): Agoo, E.M.G., Madulid, D.A., de Vogel, E.F. (Philippine Plants R.L.A.) & Wood, J., Cribb, P.J. (Orchid R.L.A.)
The variety is found only in one small island in the Northern Philippines. This island is not protected and is exposed to human disturbance, i.e., logging, slash-and-burn, and expansion of settlement areas. The species is over-collected in the wild by local enthusiasts and in demand in the local and international trade.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Found only in Calayan Island and Cagayan Province (Luzon Island). Occurs as a small island population. Found in primary and secondary lowland forests of Calayan Island.
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Population [top]

Current Population Trend:Decreasing
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:Agoo et al. (2003) considers this as a synonym of V. lamellata Lindl. which has widespread distribution within the Philippines and found as well in Borneo, Taiwan, and Ryukyu Island.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Loss and degradation of habitat and over-collection for trade. Utilized as an ornamental plant.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: There are no declared protected areas within the known area of occurrence.

Citation: Agoo, E.M.G., Cootes, J., Golamco, A., Jr., de Vogel, E.F. & Tiu, D. 2004. Vanda javierae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T46373A11046899. . Downloaded on 20 September 2018.
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