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Pritchardia viscosa 

Scope:Global
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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Liliopsida Arecales Palmae

Scientific Name: Pritchardia viscosa
Species Authority: Rock

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Critically Endangered A1acde+2cde, B1+2abcde, D ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Gemmill, C.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Restricted to the windward side of Kauai Island. Only two wild trees were known until recently, when two more were discovered; one of which has been harvested.
Countries occurrence:
Native:
United States (Hawaiian Is.)
Additional data:
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:A palm tree of open wet forest between 500 and 700 m.
Systems:Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Hurricane Iniki caused a decline in the population. The current threat is seed predation by rats, pigs and humans.

Classifications [top]


In-Place Research, Monitoring and Planning
In-Place Land/Water Protection and Management
In-Place Species Management
In-Place Education
8. Invasive & other problematic species & genes -> 8.1. Invasive non-native/alien species -> 8.1.2. Named species
♦ timing: Ongoing    
→ Stresses
  • 2. Species Stresses -> 2.1. Species mortality

8. Invasive & other problematic species & genes -> 8.1. Invasive non-native/alien species -> 8.1.2. Named species (Sus domesticus)
♦ timing: Ongoing    
→ Stresses
  • 2. Species Stresses -> 2.1. Species mortality

Bibliography [top]

Johnson, D. et al. 1997. Completed data collection forms for palms.

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


Citation: Gemmill, C. 1998. Pritchardia viscosa. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T38655A10142070. . Downloaded on 26 July 2016.
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