|Scientific Name:||Hibiscus waimeae ssp. hannerae|
|Species Authority:||(O.& I. Deg.) D. Bates|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Endangered B1+2c, C2a, D ver 2.3|
|Assessor(s):||World Conservation Monitoring Centre|
|Range Description:||Confined to Kauai, where two remaining subpopulations occur in adjacent valleys, Limahuli and Hanakapiai, on the north coast. An additional subpopulation in Kalihiwai appears to be extinct.|
Native:United States (Hawaiian Is.)
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|Population:||After Hurricane Iniki, the subpopulation in Hanakapiai Valley was halved to about 25 plants. The second population consists of between 50 and 100 plants.|
|Habitat and Ecology:||A rainforest tree.|
|Major Threat(s):||The lowland rainforest habitat is frequently damaged by feral pigs and invaded by introduced plants.|
|Conservation Actions:||The species is listed under the US Endangered Species Act.|
Oldfield, S., Lusty, C. and MacKinven, A. (compilers). 1998. The World List of Threatened Trees. World Conservation Press, Cambridge, UK.
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. 1996. Endangered and threatened wildlife and plants; determination of endangered or threatened status for nineteen plant species from the island of Kauai, Hawaii. U.S. Federal Register 61(198): 53070-53089.
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. 1997. Draft Kauai II: Addendum to the recovery plan for the Kauai plant cluster. Portland, Oregon: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
Wagner, W., Herbst, D. and Sohmer, S. 1990. Manual of the flowering plants of Hawaii. University of Hawaii Press, Bishop Museum Press, Honolulu.
|Citation:||World Conservation Monitoring Centre 1998. Hibiscus waimeae ssp. hannerae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 26 October 2014.|
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