Northia hornei 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Ebenales Sapotaceae

Scientific Name: Northia hornei
Species Authority: (Hartog) Pierre
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
Needs updating
Assessor(s): World Conservation Monitoring Centre
Previously published Red List assessments:
1998 Rare (R)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Mahé, Praslin, Silhouette, Curieuse and Felicite Islands. The genus is monotypic.
Countries occurrence:
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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 1998: e.T30519A9558866. . Downloaded on 29 May 2016.
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