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Pseudosalacia streyi

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA CELASTRALES CELASTRACEAE

Scientific Name: Pseudosalacia streyi
Species Authority: Codd

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. <i>et al.</i>
History:
1997 Vulnerable (Walter and Gillett 1998)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: A shrub or small tree, endemic to Pondoland in southern KwaZulu-Natal and the eastern Transkei area of the Eastern Cape, near the coast from Uvongo to Port St. John's.
Countries:
Native:
South Africa (Eastern Cape Province, KwaZulu-Natal)
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Population [top]

Population: At many localities there is poor regeneration.

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It is found along sandstone streams or in moist places in evergreen forests, sometimes in small groves.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Habitat destruction through cutting for firewood and timber and increasing settlement pose a problem here and in southern KwaZulu-Natal.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It occurs in a number of publicly owned protected areas in the region, including many of the demarcated forest areas in Transkei, which are no longer strictly protected.

Citation: Hilton-Taylor, C. et al. 1998. Pseudosalacia streyi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 23 July 2014.
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