Albizia suluensis


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Albizia suluensis
Species Authority: Gerstner
Common Name(s):
English Zulu Albizia

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable A1cd, B1+2a, C2a, D2 ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Hilton-Taylor, C., Scott-Shaw, R. & Johnson, D.
1997 Vulnerable (Walter and Gillett 1998)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Endemic to a small area in the Hlabisa District of northern Zululand. The species may be confused with the introduced A. lebbeck, which has become naturalized along the northern KwaZulu-Natal coast.
South Africa (KwaZulu-Natal)
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This tree occurs in forest, riverine thicket and open woodland.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The habitat became severely fragmented through agricultural activities and increasing settlement. Frequent fires are also a problem in parts of the range. Recent assessments of the population have revealed no evidence of recruitment.

Citation: Hilton-Taylor, C., Scott-Shaw, R. & Johnson, D. 1998. Albizia suluensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <>. Downloaded on 20 October 2014.
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