Area(s) Where Listed As Endangered:
British Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico
Status/Date(s) Listed as Endangered:
  Scientific Name Status Listing Date Range
1. Leptocereus grantianusEN-US FWSFebruary 26, 1993Puerto Rico
2. Leptocereus quadricostatusCR-IUCN2003British Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico

Species/Common Names:
Leptocereus grantianus
Leptocereus quadricostatus

Facts Summary:
Leptocereus (commonly known as the Sebucan species) is a genus of plants of concern and found in the following area(s): British Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico.

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