Gigasiphon macrosiphon 


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
Needs updating
Assessor(s): CAMP Workshop, Kenya (November 1996)
Previously published Red List assessments:
1998 Endangered (E)
1978 Rare (R)

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 occurrence:
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 1998: e.T30387A9533608. . Downloaded on 25 November 2015.
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