|Scientific Name:||Euphorbia leuconeura|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Vulnerable D2 ver 3.1|
|Reviewer(s):||Rajeriarison, C., Labat, J.N., Lowry, P. & Randrianjohany, E. (Madagascar Plants RLA)|
This species, although well known in the horticultural trade, is poorly known in the field. It was found recently in the Montagne des Francais, however, the herbarium records contain two dubious specimens located outside this zone: one sampled from a cultivated plant in the Jardin de Tsimbaza, supposedly originating from Ankarana, and the other from the Valley of the Andalangy (Bemarivo). This species is suspected to grow only in the Montagne des Francais, but more field studies tare neded o ascertain its area of occupancy and extent of occurrence.
|Range Description:||North Madagascar: Montagne des Francais. Possibly found in the Ankarana and Bemarivo areas (where two dubious specimens were reportedly collected).|
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|Habitat and Ecology:||Tsingy (limestone) of the montagne des Francais.|
|Major Threat(s):||Habitat degradation, fire, collection for the horticultural trade.|
|Conservation Actions:||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.
|Citation:||Haevermans, T. 2004. Euphorbia leuconeura. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 20 August 2014.|
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