Taverniera sericophylla Balf.f.



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Rediscovered in 1998

IUCN RedList status: Vulnerable



Socotra (=Soqotra), Yemen


Biology & Ecology










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Miller, A. 2004. Taverniera sericophylla. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T44984A10958805. Downloaded on 19 November 2016.

Miller, A.G. & Morris, M. (2004). Ethnoflora of Soqotra Archipelago: 1-759. The Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh.

Walter, K.S. and Gillett, H.J. (eds). 1998. 1997 IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants. Compiled by the World Conservation Monitoring Centre. IUCN – The World Conservation Union, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK.

WCSP (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet;


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