Bencomia (Bencomia exstipulata)

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Bencomia exstipulata
IUCN Red List species status – Vulnerable VULNERABLE

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  • Bencomia exstipulata is a shrub native to the mountains of the Canary Islands La Palma and Tenerife, Spain.
  • Bencomia exstipulata is found in 12 locations covering a total area of less than 12 square kilometres.
  • Predation by introduced species such as rabbits, as well as a low reproductive rate, means Bencomia exstipulata is Vulnerable on the IUCN Red List.
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Bencomia description

KingdomPlantae
PhylumTracheophyta
ClassMagnoliopsida
OrderRosales
FamilyRosaceae
GenusBencomia (1)

Information on Bencomia exstipulata is being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

Spanish
Bencomia de Cumbre, Rosal del Guanche.
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Bencomia status

Bencomia exstipulata is classified as Vulnerable (VU) on the IUCN Red List (1).

IUCN Red List species status – Vulnerable

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References

  1. IUCN Red List (August, 2012)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
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