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Dendroseris macrophylla 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Asterales Compositae

Scientific Name: Dendroseris macrophylla D. Don

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Critically Endangered B1+2c ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): World Conservation Monitoring Centre
Previously published Red List assessments:

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Endemic to Juan Fernández.
Countries occurrence:
Native:
Chile (Juan Fernández Is.)
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Population [top]

Population:Most of the species in the genus are now reduced to a few individuals. More detailed information on the species should become available to confirm this evaluation.
Additional data:

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:A genus of palm-like pachycaul trees.
Systems:Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Grazing by feral animals and spread of introduced weeds.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: The islands are designated as a national park and biosphere reserve and work is being carried out by CONAF to save the native plants.

Classifications [top]


In-Place Research, Monitoring and Planning
In-Place Land/Water Protection and Management
In-Place Species Management
In-Place Education
2. Agriculture & aquaculture -> 2.3. Livestock farming & ranching -> 2.3.4. Scale Unknown/Unrecorded
♦ timing:Ongoing    
→ Stresses
  • 1. Ecosystem stresses -> 1.1. Ecosystem conversion
  • 1. Ecosystem stresses -> 1.2. Ecosystem degradation

8. Invasive and other problematic species, genes & diseases -> 8.1. Invasive non-native/alien species/diseases -> 8.1.1. Unspecified species
♦ timing:Ongoing    

Bibliography [top]

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

Ricci, M. 1991. Letter to Hugh Synge concerning conservation status of plants of the Juan Fernandez Islands. Includes annotations to 12 Aug 1991 TPU printout for the Juan Fernandez Islands.

Ricci, Marcia. 1990. Programa de conservación y recuperación de plantas amenazadas de Juan Fernandez. (Including annotations by H. Synge).

WWF and IUCN. 1994. Centres of plant diversity. A guide and strategy for their conservation. IUCN Publications Unit, Cambridge, UK.


Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre. 1998. Dendroseris macrophylla. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T30458A9551675. . Downloaded on 21 November 2017.
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