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Medemia argun

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA LILIOPSIDA ARECALES PALMAE

Scientific Name: Medemia argun
Species Authority: (Martius) Wurtt. ex H.A. Wendl.
Synonym(s):
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
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Johnson, D.
History:
1997 Endangered (Walter and Gillett 1998)

Geographic Range [top]

Countries:
Native:
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.

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Found in desert oases.
Systems: Terrestrial

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Seeds have been collected for cultivation.

Citation: Johnson, D. 1998. Medemia argun. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 18 December 2014.
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