Acalypha rubrinervis 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Euphorbiales Euphorbiaceae

Scientific Name: Acalypha rubrinervis
Species Authority: Cronk
Common Name(s):
English Stringwood
Acalypha rubra Roxb. in Beatson non Willd. nec Wight ex Wallich

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Extinct ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Cronk, Q.C.B.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:It became extinct in 1870.
Countries occurrence:
Regionally extinct:
Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:Formerly a rare shrub or small tree of thickets on the central ridge above 600 m.

Bibliography [top]

Cronk, Q.C.B. 2000. The Endemic Flora of St. Helena. Anthony Nelson Publishers, Oswestry, UK.

Oldfield, S., Lusty, C. and MacKinven, A. (compilers). 1998. The World List of Threatened Trees. World Conservation Press, Cambridge, UK.

Citation: Cronk, Q.C.B. 1998. Acalypha rubrinervis. In: The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T37854A10082065. . Downloaded on 26 June 2016.
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