|Scientific Name:||Stylochaeton bogneri|
Stylochiton bogneri Mayo [orth. error]
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Endangered B1ab(iii)+2ab(iii) ver 3.1|
|Assessor(s):||Eastern Arc Mountains & Coastal Forests CEPF Plant Assessment Project|
|Reviewer(s):||Beentje, H., Gereau, R., Kabuye, C., Kalema, J., Luke, Q., Lyaruu, H., Maunder, M., Mwachala, G., Ndangalasi, H., Njau, F. & Schatz, G. (East African Plants Red List Authority)|
The extent of occurrence is less than 5,000 km² and the area of occupancy is less than 100 km², the population is severely fragmented and there is continuing decline due to ongoing habitat loss and degradation, hence is listed as Endangered.
|Range Description:||Recorded from southern Kenya and northern Tanzania; has a fairly restricted range.|
Native:Kenya; Tanzania, United Republic of
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|Population:||Is locally common.|
|Habitat and Ecology:||A perennial herb in coastal evergreen forest on limestone outcrops and also recorded in Brachystegia woodland. One location was said to be heavily denuded.|
|Use and Trade:||May be used locally for medicinal purposes, and is grown as an ornamental in some gardens in the USA.|
|Major Threat(s):||Ongoing habitat loss due to expanding agriculture and clearance of woodland for charcoal burning.|
|Conservation Actions:||Has been recorded from some protected areas: (in or near) Mailujanji Forest Reserve, Shimba Hills Nature Reserve, Kwamngumi Forest Reserve and Segoma Forest Reserve.|
IUCN. 2009. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (ver. 2009.2). Available at: www.iucnredlist.org. (Accessed: 3 November 2009).
Mayo, S.J. 1985. Araceae. In: R.M. Polhill (ed.), Flora of Tropical East Africa. A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam.
|Citation:||Eastern Arc Mountains & Coastal Forests CEPF Plant Assessment Project 2009. Stylochaeton bogneri. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 17 December 2014.|