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Zanthoxylum heterophyllum

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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
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor/s: Page, W.
History:
1997 Vulnerable (Walter and Gillett 1998)

Geographic Range [top]

Countries:
Native:
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.

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Habitat degradation and the spread of invasive species appear to be limiting regeneration.
Citation: Page, W. 1998. Zanthoxylum heterophyllum. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 19 April 2014.
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