Dombeya (Dombeya mauritiana)

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Close up of leaves of Dombeya mauritiana in cultivation at Kew
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Dombeya fact file

Dombeya description

KingdomPlantae
PhylumTracheophyta
ClassEquisetopsida
OrderMalvales
FamilyMalvaceae
GenusDombeya (1)

Information on Dombeya mauritiana is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

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Dombeya status

Dombeya mauritiana has yet to be classified by the IUCN. However, it has been provisionally assessed as Extinct in the Wild (EW) according to IUCN Red List criteria (2).

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References

  1. Tropicos – Missouri Botanical Garden (November, 2011)
    http://www.tropicos.org
  2. Republic of Mauritius’ National Parks and Conservation Service (November, 2011)
    http://www.rareplanet.org/en/organization/republic-mauritius-national-parks-conservation-service-npcs
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Close up of leaves of Dombeya mauritiana in cultivation at Kew  
Close up of leaves of Dombeya mauritiana in cultivation at Kew

© Andrew McRobb / Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Richmond
Surrey
TW9 3AB
United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0) 208 332 5000
Fax: +44 (0) 208 332 5197
info@kew.org
http://www.rbgkew.org.uk

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