Exacum socotranum

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Exacum socotranum
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Gentianales
Family: Gentianaceae
Genus: Exacum
Species: E. socotranum
Binomial name
Exacum socotranum

Exacum socotranum is a species of plant in the Gentianaceae family. It is endemic to Yemen. Its natural habitat is rocky areas. According to the International Union for Conservation of Nature, the species is currently critically endangered due to housing development in its habitat.


  1. ^ Knees, S.G., Patzelt, A. & Miller, A (2012). "Exacum socotranum". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved May 9, 2014.