Helichrysum sp. nov. E


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Helichrysum sp. nov. E
Species Authority: (Miller 17083b, E)
Taxonomic Notes: Voucher: Miller 17083b (E).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Assessor(s): Miller, A.
Reviewer(s): Abuzinada, A.H. & AL-Eisawi, D.M.H. (Arabian Plants Red List Authority)
Poorly known; inadequate material is available to make an assessment.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Endemic to Samha?
Yemen (Socotra)
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Population [top]

Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: North-facing cliffs and broken rocky slopes; seems to prefer areas that attract drizzle and low cloud. Altitude of 500–550 m.

Mat-forming perennial. Leaves obovate, green above, silvery beneath. Phyllaries golden-brown in overlapping rows, obtuse, margins translucent. Flowers unknown.

A locally common plant on Samha. Probably referable to Helichrysum but only very old capitula have been seen; more material is required before an assessment can be made.
Systems: Terrestrial

Citation: Miller, A. 2004. Helichrysum sp. nov. E. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <>. Downloaded on 30 March 2015.
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