Acalypha hontauyuensis


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Acalypha hontauyuensis
Species Authority: Keng

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable D2 ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Pan, F.J.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:An ornamental shrub confined to Lanyu Island.
Taiwan, Province of China
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Population [top]

Population: Locally abundant.

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Areas of dry scrub.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): None of the populations are protected and, in places, they are susceptible to increasing settlement and cultivation of the land.

Bibliography [top]

Chang, C. 1988. Threatened plants of Botel Tobago (unpublished).

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

Pan, F.J. 1997. Completed data collection forms for Taiwanese trees.

Yang, J.-C. and Pan, F.-J. 1996. The current status of native woody vegetation in Taiwan. In: D. Hunt (ed.) Temperate Trees under Threat, pp. 89-108. Proceedings of an International Dendrological Society Symposium on the Conservation Status of Temperate Trees, 30 Sept.-1 Oct. 1994.

Citation: Pan, F.J. 1998. Acalypha hontauyuensis. In: The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. <>. Downloaded on 30 August 2015.
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