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Vepris glandulosa

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA SAPINDALES RUTACEAE

Scientific Name: Vepris glandulosa
Species Authority: (Hoyle & Leakey) Kokwaro

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered B1+2c, D ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): World Conservation Monitoring Centre
History:
1997 Endangered (Walter and Gillett 1998)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Muguga, Ragati and Limuru, in central Kenya.
Countries:
Native:
Kenya
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Population [top]

Population: In 1995, fewer than 200 adults were counted, along with slightly more saplings and coppices.

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This lower canopy tree is confined to upland dry forest.
Systems: Terrestrial

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: The Muguga population is protected. Ragati Forest Reserve allows controlled exploitation and Thiambethu Farm is a privately run ecotourist reserve. Only three plants have been successfully propagated ex situ.

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre 1998. Vepris glandulosa. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 31 July 2014.
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