Picconia azorica 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Scrophulariales Oleaceae

Scientific Name: Picconia azorica (Tutin) Knobl.
Notelaea azorica Tutin
Taxonomic Source(s): WCSP. 2017. World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. Available at:

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered B1+2c ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): World Conservation Monitoring Centre
Previously published Red List assessments:

Geographic Range [top]

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

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

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 1998: e.T30330A9537506. . Downloaded on 18 November 2017.
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