Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Sapindales Rutaceae

Scientific Name: Zanthoxylum heterophyllum
Species Authority: (Lam.) Smith
Common Name(s):
French Bois De Catafaille Nois

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Critically Endangered C2a ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Page, W.
Previously published Red List assessments:
1998 Vulnerable (V)

Geographic Range [top]

Countries occurrence:
Mauritius (Rodrigues); Réunion
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Population [top]

Population: On Mauritius a population of fewer than 50 adult trees is estimated to exist in fragmented subpopulations in Trou du Douce on the east coast and Brise Fer Mt in the south-west. More information is needed on the populations elsewhere.
Additional data:

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Habitat degradation and the spread of invasive species appear to be limiting regeneration.

Citation: Page, W. 1998. Zanthoxylum heterophyllum. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T30559A9552975. . Downloaded on 04 October 2015.
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