|Scientific Name:||Hatiora herminiae (Porto & A.Cast.) Backeb. ex Barthlott|
Hariota herminiae Porto & A.Cast.
|Taxonomic Source(s):||Hunt, D., Taylor, N. and Charles, G. (compilers and editors). 2006. The New Cactus Lexicon. dh Books, Milborne Port, UK.|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Endangered B1ab(v) ver 3.1|
|Assessor(s):||Taylor, N.P. & Zappi, D.|
|Reviewer(s):||Chanson, J.S. & Goettsch, B.K.|
This species has an extent of occurrence of approximately 500 km2, it is known from two locations and there is continuing decline in mature individuals due to collection, hence is listed as Endangered.
|Range Description:||This species is endemic to Brazil occurring in Minas Gerais and Sao Paulo, at 1,500 to 2,000 m asl (Hunt et al. 2006).|
Native:Brazil (Minas Gerais, São Paulo)
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|Population:||The population is small and probably declining due to collection by people.|
|Current Population Trend:||Decreasing|
|Habitat and Ecology:||It grows as an epiphyte on Araucaria in cloud forest (Hunt et al. 2006).|
|Use and Trade:||It is rarely grown as an ornamental as it is hard to keep.|
|Major Threat(s):||The main threat is collection by people - it has beautiful flowers so people are attracted to it.|
|Conservation Actions:||One of the localities is in the Parque Estadual de Campos do Jordao.|
Hunt, D., Taylor, N. and Charles, G. (compilers and editors). 2006. The New Cactus Lexicon. dh Books, Milborne Port, UK.
IUCN. 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (ver. 2013.1). Available at: http://www.iucnredlist.org. (Accessed: 12 June 2013).
|Citation:||Taylor, N.P. & Zappi, D. 2013. Hatiora herminiae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013: e.T152047A591015.Downloaded on 19 November 2017.|
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