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Northia hornei

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA EBENALES SAPOTACEAE

Scientific Name: Northia hornei
Species Authority: (Hartog) Pierre
Synonym(s):
Northea hornei (Hartog) Pierre [orth. error]
Taxonomic Notes: This is a synonym of Northia seychellana Hook.f. following Govaerts, R., Frodin, D.G. and Pennington, D. 2001 publ. 2002. World Checklist and Bibliography of Sapotaceae: 1-364. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable D2 ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): World Conservation Monitoring Centre
History:
1997 Rare (Walter and Gillett 1998)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Mahé, Praslin, Silhouette, Curieuse and Felicite Islands. The genus is monotypic.
Countries:
Native:
Seychelles
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: A common component of forest areas.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The main threat to populations comes from the pervasive spread of introduced plants.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It occurs in Morne Seychelloise National Park and seedlings are being used in a reforestation programme.

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre 1998. Northia hornei. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 23 July 2014.
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