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Gigasiphon macrosiphon

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA FABALES LEGUMINOSAE

Scientific Name: Gigasiphon macrosiphon
Species Authority: (Harms) Brenan

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered B1+2abcde ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): CAMP Workshop, Kenya (November 1996)
History:
1997 Endangered (Walter and Gillett 1998)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: A species of ornamental interest, known from Mrima Forest Reserve, Marenje Forest Reserve, Kaya Muhaka National Monument and Gongoni Forest Reserve in Kenya and the Rondo Plateau in Tanzania.
Countries:
Native:
Kenya; Tanzania, United Republic of
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Moist coastal forest.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Destruction and degradation of coastal forest is ongoing.

Citation: CAMP Workshop, Kenya (November 1996) 1998. Gigasiphon macrosiphon. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 21 December 2014.
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