|Scientific Name:||Typhonium penicillatum|
|Species Authority:||V.D.Nguyen & Hett.|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Critically Endangered B1ab(iii)+2ab(iii) ver 3.1|
|Reviewer(s):||Hilton-Taylor, C. & Bilz, M.|
This species is known only from the type locality, so it has a very small extent of occurrence and area of occupancy, there is continuing decline as the area has already been impacted by the construction of a road which may be widened further and other construction activities might happen in this area as it is very flat. The species is therefore listed as Critically Endangered under criterion B1+2.
|Range Description:||Known only from Ca Na, Ninh Thuan province, Viet Nam. Occurs very near to sea level between 3 to 5 m asl. Extent of occurrence and area of occupancy are 4 km².|
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|Population:||Has a very small and restricted population.|
|Habitat and Ecology:||Grows in the shade of shrubs, on well-drained sandy soil .|
|Use and Trade:||The species is not known to be used or traded.|
|Major Threat(s):||The population occurs near a major road, and any expansion in the road would impact this species. The area is also flat so vulnerable to other future construction activities.|
|Conservation Actions:||The species does not occur in any protected area.|
IUCN. 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (ver. 2012.1). Available at: http://www.iucnredlist.org. (Accessed: 19 June 2012).
|Citation:||Nguyen, V.D. 2012. Typhonium penicillatum. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 26 November 2014.|
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