Sunday, 27 August 2017

New critically endangered tree species depends on unique habitat found only on Kaua'i


Date: August 16, 2017
Source: Pensoft Publishers

Summary:
A new tree species, endemic to the floristically rich high Hawaiian island Kaua'i, is already assessed as Critically Endangered according to IUCN criteria. First collected and documented as early as 1988, the new species, Melicope stonei, has been officially described and named in a new article.



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