Solanum drymophilum 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Solanales Solanaceae

Scientific Name: Solanum drymophilum O.E. Schulz

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Critically Endangered C2b ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): World Conservation Monitoring Centre
Previously published Red List assessments:

Geographic Range [top]

Countries occurrence:
Puerto Rico
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Population [top]

Population:A total of between 50 and 150 individuals are known from a single site.
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:A spiny shrub or tree up to 10 ft. It occurs in thickets at the edge of pastureland. If allowed to, it has the potential to become a weed in disturbed areas.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Vulnerable to cutting, burning and development.

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 -> 2.1. Annual & perennial non-timber crops -> 2.1.4. Scale Unknown/Unrecorded
♦ timing:Ongoing    
→ Stresses
  • 1. Ecosystem stresses -> 1.1. Ecosystem conversion
  • 1. Ecosystem stresses -> 1.2. Ecosystem degradation

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

7. Natural system modifications -> 7.1. Fire & fire suppression -> 7.1.3. Trend Unknown/Unrecorded
♦ timing:Ongoing    
→ Stresses
  • 1. Ecosystem stresses -> 1.2. Ecosystem degradation

Bibliography [top]

Center for Plant Conservation. 1992. Report on the rare plants of Puerto Rico. Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, Missouri.

Martorell, L.F., Loigier, A.H. and Woodbury, R.O. 1981. Catálogo de los nombres vulgares y científicos de las plantas de Puerto Rico. Boletin 263, Universidad de Puerto Rico. Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico, Recinto de Mayaguez, Estación Experimental Agrícola.

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

The Nature Conservancy. 1996. Natural Heritage Central Database. (Status and distribution data on Latin American plants, developed in collaboration with Latin American Conservation Data Centers and Missouri Botanical Garden).

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre. 1998. Solanum drymophilum. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T30962A9596059. . Downloaded on 22 September 2018.
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