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Calligonum elegans

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA POLYGONALES POLYGONACEAE

Scientific Name: Calligonum elegans
Species Authority: V.P.Drobow

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered B2ab(iii,v) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2007
Date Assessed: 2007-03-01
Assessor(s): Participants of the FFI/IUCN SSC Central Asian regional tree Red Listing workshop, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan (11-13 July 2006)
Reviewer(s): Newton, A. & Eastwood, A. (Global Tree Red List Authority)
Justification:
This species is endemic to the Sokh river basin (Uzbekistan). It has a very small area of occupancy, and its population is severely fragmented and declining as a result of grazing and cutting. Consequently it is assessed as Endangered.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Restricted to the Sokh river basin, southern Ferghana (Uzbekistan).
Countries:
Native:
Uzbekistan
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Population [top]

Population Trend: Decreasing

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Restricted to a narrow ecological niche.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Threatened by cutting and grazing.

Citation: Participants of the FFI/IUCN SSC Central Asian regional tree Red Listing workshop, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan (11-13 July 2006) 2007. Calligonum elegans. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 22 December 2014.
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