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Visnea mocanera

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA THEALES THEACEAE

Scientific Name: Visnea mocanera
Species Authority: L. fil.
Common Name(s):
Spanish Mocán

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Lower Risk/conservation dependent ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Bañares, A. <i>et al.</i>
History:
1997 Rare (Walter and Gillett 1998)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Madeira and the Canary Islands.
Countries:
Native:
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.

Habitat and Ecology [top]

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

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. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 21 October 2014.
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