Brahea edulis 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Liliopsida Arecales Arecaceae

Scientific Name: Brahea edulis S.Watson
Common Name(s):
Spanish Palma de Guadalupe
Taxonomic Source(s): Govaerts, R., Dransfield, J., Zona, S.F, Hodel, D.R. and Henderson, A. 2011. World Checklist of Arecaceae. London Available at: (Accessed: 27/02/2014).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered C1 ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Johnson, D.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Endemic to Guadalupe Island. Approximately 1,100 moribund individuals were counted in 1988
Countries occurrence:
Mexico (Guadalupe I.)
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:This ornamental palm tree is confined to dry scrub on rocky volcanic slopes and cliffs on the foggy north-west slope.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Introduced feral goats predate the seeds and are believed to be inhibiting natural regeneration.

Citation: Johnson, D. 1998. Brahea edulis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T38455A10120521. . Downloaded on 19 September 2018.
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