Vitellariopsis dispar 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Ebenales Sapotaceae

Scientific Name: Vitellariopsis dispar (N.E.Br.) Aubrév.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Lower Risk/least concern ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Hilton-Taylor, C. <i>et al.</i>

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Found in the catchments of the central and upper Tugela and Upper Umfolozi Rivers in KwaZulu-Natal. There are two records of the species from Swaziland, but there is little information about these occurrences. The population in KwaZulu-Natal is stable and much of the habitat remains secure. The population in KwaZulu-Natal is stable and much of the habitat remains secure.
Countries occurrence:
South Africa (KwaZulu-Natal); Swaziland
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:A savanna species, found on drainage lines or near streams and rivers.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There is some degree of threat from increasing settlement and local exploitation of the wood as a source of sticks and poles for building huts and the edible fruit.

Citation: Hilton-Taylor, C. et al.. 1998. Vitellariopsis dispar. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T30363A9541091. . Downloaded on 23 June 2018.
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