Threatened, Endangered, and Proposed (TEP) Plant Profile

Drawing of Pleodendron macranthum twig, leaves, flower, and fruit.
Pleodendron macranthum twig, leaves, flower, and fruit. Little, Elbert L., Frank Wadsworth, Roy Woodbury. 1974. Trees of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, 2nd volume, FS USDA Handbook 449.

Pleodendron macranthum range map.
Pleodendron macranthum range map.

Pleodendron macranthum, chupacallos

ESA Status

Visit the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Species Profile link below for links to listing and other USFWS documents.

Threats

  • Forest management practices such as the establishment and maintenance of plantations
  • Selective cutting
  • Trail maintenance, dispersed recreation, and shelter construction
  • Habitat destruction from intense urban and agricultural development
  • Vandalism and the possibility of over-collection

Conservation Status

National Forest and Grassland Occurrence

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