Medemia argun 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Liliopsida Arecales Arecaceae

Scientific Name: Medemia argun (Martius) Wurtt. ex H.A. Wendl.
Medemia abiadensis H.A. Wendl.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Critically Endangered B1+2c ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Johnson, D.
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Geographic Range [top]

Countries occurrence:
Egypt; Sudan
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Population [top]

Population:This palm tree was rediscovered in Sudan in 1995 in small fragmented subpopulations. There are signs of regeneration. The subpopulations in Egypt are assumed to be similarly small and fragmented.
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:Found in desert oases.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Seeds have been collected for cultivation.

Citation: Johnson, D. 1998. Medemia argun. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T30401A9543895. . Downloaded on 24 June 2018.
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