|Scientific Name:||Euphorbia duranii|
|Species Authority:||Ursch & Leandri|
|Infra-specific Taxa Assessed:|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Endangered B1ab(iii)+2ab(iii) ver 3.1|
|Reviewer(s):||Rajeriarison, C., Labat, J.N., Lowry, P. & Randrianjohany, E. (Madagascar Plants RLA)|
Both varieties are listed as threatened, and although var ankaratrae is listed as Vulnerable (this is probably an under lisiting), the species as a whole is considered Endangered. This is because the combined extent of occurrence is < 5,000 km² and the combined area of occupancy is < 500 km². The number of locations is certainly less than five and the range is severely fragmented. There is continuing decline due to habitat loss and degradation.
|Range Description:||Madagascar: Ankaratra mountains, where it is thought to be rare; and in the Fianarantsoa area and Andringitra reserve where it is locally common.|
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|Habitat and Ecology:||Found on rocks and inselbergs|
|Major Threat(s):||Habitat degradation, fire, collection for the horticultural trade.|
|Conservation Actions:||Some localities fall within reserves and protected forests (Ankaratra and Andringitra). Listed under CITES Appendix II.|
IUCN. 2004. 2004 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. www.iucnredlist.org. Downloaded on 23 November 2004.
Rauh, W. 1995. Succulent and Xerophytic plants of Madagascar. Vol I. Strawberry Press, Mill Valley.
Rauh, W. 1998. Succulent and Xerophytic plants of Madagascar. Vol II. Strawberry Press, Mill Valley.
Ursch, E. and Leandri, J. 1954. Les euphorbes malgaches épineuses et charnues du jardin botanique de Tsimbazaza. Mémoires de l’institut Scientifique de Madagascar, série B, 5:109-185.
|Citation:||Haevermans, T. 2004. Euphorbia duranii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 18 April 2015.|
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