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Picconia azorica

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA SCROPHULARIALES OLEACEAE

Scientific Name: Picconia azorica
Species Authority: (Tutin) Knobl.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered B1+2c ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): World Conservation Monitoring Centre
History:
1997 Indeterminate (Walter and Gillett 1998)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Once a dominant component of forest between 300 and 600 m on all of the Azores, except Graciosa.
Countries:
Native:
Portugal (Azores)
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Scattered in coastal forest consisting mainly of introduced species.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Overexploitation of the wood and habitat loss have now led to the species becoming almost extinct on some islands.

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre 1998. Picconia azorica. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 28 July 2014.
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