Ilex sintenisii

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Ilex sintenisii
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Aquifoliales
Family: Aquifoliaceae
Genus: Ilex
Species: I. sintenisii
Binomial name
Ilex sintenisii
(Urban) Britt.

Ilex sintenisii (Sintenis' Holly or cuero de sapo) is a species of plant in the Aquifoliaceae family. 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.[1]


  1. ^ World Conservation Monitoring Centre 1998. Ilex sintenisii. 2010 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 17 April 2011.

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