Visnea mocanera 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Theales Pentaphylacaceae

Scientific Name: Visnea mocanera L.f.
Common Name(s):
Spanish Mocán
Taxonomic Source(s): Euro+Med. 2016. Euro+Med PlantBase. Berlin-Dahlem Available at:

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Lower Risk/conservation dependent ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Bañares, A. <i>et al.</i>
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Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Madeira and the Canary Islands.
Countries occurrence:
Portugal (Madeira); Spain (Canary Is.)
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Population [top]

Population:It is notably rare and considered threatened on Madeira. The subpopulations on the Canary Islands appear to be stable, although there have been reductions in the past.
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:A widely scattered species of submontane laurisilva and cloud forest.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It occurs within protected areas and is covered by regional legislation.

Citation: Bañares, A. et al.. 1998. Visnea mocanera. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T30338A9538299. . Downloaded on 23 November 2017.
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