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Cassipourea swaziensis

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA RHIZOPHORALES RHIZOPHORACEAE

Scientific Name: Cassipourea swaziensis
Species Authority: Compton
Taxonomic Notes: There is taxonomic confusion over this species.

Assessment Information [top]

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

Geographic Range [top]

Countries:
Native:
South Africa (KwaZulu-Natal); Swaziland
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Population [top]

Population: There is taxonomic confusion over this species. Little is known about its abundance and precise distribution. It has been found in only three definite localities.

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: On exposed quartzite rock ridges.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Its habitat is under threat from cutting for firewood and timber.

Citation: Hilton-Taylor, C. 1998. Cassipourea swaziensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 21 December 2014.
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