IUCN threat status:

Critically Endangered (CR)


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Range Description

Bencomia brachystachya is endemic to the island of Gran Canaria, the Canary Islands, Spain (Martn Osorio et al. 2004).

It is found in two locations on the mountains in La Caldera de Tirajana, between 1,100 and 1,700 m asl at the foot of cliffs and on cliffs in scrub.The area of occupancy of the species has been reported to be three units of 500 x 500 m (0.75 km), and to be found in two units of 1x1 km. The area of occupancy has been estimated to be between 0.75 and 2 km.


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