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Buxus citrifolia

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA EUPHORBIALES BUXACEAE

Scientific Name: Buxus citrifolia
Species Authority: (Willd.) Sprengel
Taxonomic Notes: The larger Venezuelan subpopulation is recorded under the genus Tricera.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Lower Risk/near threatened ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Mitré, M.
History:
1997 Rare (Walter and Gillett 1998)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: The few reports of the species in Panama indicate that it is uncommon and restricted to a narrow range, occurring in the Canal area and in the provinces of Panamá and Colón. In Colombia it is known from Cartagena and Sucre, where it appears to be rare. The larger Venezuelan population is recorded under the genus Tricera. There are further suggestions of conspecific taxa occurring in the Caribbean.
Countries:
Native:
Colombia; Panama; Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Terrestrial

Citation: Mitré, M. 1998. Buxus citrifolia. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 31 July 2014.
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