Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Malvales Malvaceae

Scientific Name: Abutilon sachetianum
Species Authority: Fosberg

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable B1+2c ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Florence, J.
Previously published Red List assessments:
1998 Rare (R)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Only recorded from the Marquesas, the species is found in small subpopulations on the islands of Eiao, Hatutaa, Hiva Oa, Mohotani and Nuku Hiva.
Countries occurrence:
French Polynesia (Marquesas)
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Population [top]

Population:Subpopulations on Eiao and Hatutaa are in a notably critical state.
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: The species has been propagated at the Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C. in the USA.

Bibliography [top]

Florence, J. 1996. Liste des espèces endémiques de Polynésie Française avec leur répartition géographique et leur statut IUCN, tirée de la banque de données botaniques NADEAUD (unpublished).

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

Citation: Florence, J. 1998. Abutilon sachetianum. In: The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T35102A9909944. . Downloaded on 13 October 2015.
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