Ilex sintenisii -
ilex sintenisii

Ilex sintenisii

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Ilex sintenisii (Sintenis’ holly or cuero de sapo) is a species of plant in the family Aquifoliaceae. It is endemic to Puerto Rico. It is threatened by habitat loss. It is a federally listed endangered species of the United States.

There are only 150 individuals remaining in the Luquillo Mountains of Puerto Rico

FWS Digital Media Library — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s National Digital Library is a searchable collection of selected images, historical artifacts, audio clips, publications, and video.Ilex sintenisii is a shrub or small tree which may reach 14.7 ft (4.5 m) in height and 3 in (7.6 cm) in diameter. Leaves are alternate, glabrous, obovate to elliptic, coriaceous, 0.4-1 in (1-2.5 cm) long and 0.25-0.75 in (0.6-1.9 cm) wide, and notched at the apex with the edges turned under.

Detailed information
Full Name: Ilex sintenisii
Where found: Wherever found
Critical Habitat:N/A
Species Group:Flowering Plants
Current listing status
Status Date Listed Lead Region Where Listed
Endangered 04/22/1992 Southeast Region (Region 4) Wherever found
  • States/US Territories in which the Ilex sintenisii, Wherever found is known to or is believed to occur: Puerto Rico
  • US Counties in which the Ilex sintenisii, Wherever found is known to or is believed to occur: View All
Federal register documents
Citation Page
02/20/2009 74 FR 7914 7915 Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; 5-Year Review of 10 Caribbean Plant Species
04/22/1992 57 FR 14782 14785 ETWP; Determination of Endangered Status for Five Puerto Rican Trees
04/19/1991 56 FR 16059 16062 ETWP; Five Puerto Rican Trees Proposed as Endangered; 56 FR 16059 16062
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