Euphorbia croizatii 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Malpighiales Euphorbiaceae

Scientific Name: Euphorbia croizatii Leandri

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered B1ab(iii)+2ab(iii) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Haevermans, T.
Reviewer(s): Rajeriarison, C., Labat, J.N., Lowry, P. & Randrianjohany, E. (Madagascar Plants RLA)
This species has a small extent of occurrence (439.812 km²) and small area of occupancy (129.126 km²). Recorded from three localities and comprises of one to three subpopulations. The habitat where E. croizatii occurs, is highly fragmented.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:South-west Madagascar, Ampilira to Ampasimpolaka. The habitat in which E. croizatii occurs is highly fragmented.
Countries occurrence:
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Population [top]

Current Population Trend:Unknown
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:Found in the south-west bush of Madagascar, on rocks.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Habitat degradation, fire, habitat clearing for charcoal, collection for the horticultural trade.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Some localities fall within reserves and protected forests (Andohahela). Listed under CITES Appendix II.

Classifications [top]

1. Forest -> 1.5. Forest - Subtropical/Tropical Dry
1. Land/water protection -> 1.1. Site/area protection
1. Land/water protection -> 1.2. Resource & habitat protection
2. Land/water management -> 2.1. Site/area management
3. Species management -> 3.4. Ex-situ conservation -> 3.4.1. Captive breeding/artificial propagation
3. Species management -> 3.4. Ex-situ conservation -> 3.4.2. Genome resource bank

In-Place Research, Monitoring and Planning
In-Place Land/Water Protection and Management
  Occur in at least one PA:Yes
In-Place Species Management
In-Place Education
5. Biological resource use -> 5.2. Gathering terrestrial plants -> 5.2.1. Intentional use (species is the target)
♦ timing:Ongoing    
→ Stresses
  • 2. Species Stresses -> 2.1. Species mortality

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

1. Research -> 1.1. Taxonomy
1. Research -> 1.2. Population size, distribution & trends
1. Research -> 1.3. Life history & ecology
1. Research -> 1.5. Threats
1. Research -> 1.6. Actions
3. Monitoring -> 3.1. Population trends

Bibliography [top]

IUCN. 2004. 2004 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Available at: (Accessed: 23 November 2004).

Rauh, W. 1998. Succulent and Xerophytic plants of Madagascar. Vol II. Strawberry Press, Mill Valley.

Citation: Haevermans, T. 2004. Euphorbia croizatii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T44322A10891200. . Downloaded on 21 March 2018.
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