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Cassipourea flanaganii

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA RHIZOPHORALES RHIZOPHORACEAE

Scientific Name: Cassipourea flanaganii
Species Authority: (Schinz) Alston

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable A2c ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Hilton-Taylor, C. & Cloete, E.
History:
1997 Rare (Walter and Gillett 1998)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Found along the Eastern Cape coast and further inland, mainly in Transkei.
Countries:
Native:
South Africa (Eastern Cape Province)
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Found in evergreen forest.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The species occurs in many localities which are supposedly protected as demarcated forest. However, the system of protection has not been successfully upheld since 1994. Much of the forest, including that which is not demarcated, is threatened by increasing settlement and cutting for firewood and timber.

Citation: Hilton-Taylor, C. & Cloete, E. 1998. Cassipourea flanaganii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 25 July 2014.
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