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Couratari guianensis

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA LECYTHIDALES LECYTHIDACEAE

Scientific Name: Couratari guianensis
Species Authority: Aublet
Common Name(s):
English Fine-leaf Wadara
Spanish Cachimbo, Cachimbo Caspi, Capa De Tabaco, Coco Cabuyo

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable A2bcde ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Pires O'Brien, J.
History:
1997 Not Threatened (Walter and Gillett 1998)

Geographic Range [top]

Countries:
Native:
Brazil (Acre, Amazonas, Pará, Rondônia); Colombia; Costa Rica; French Guiana; Guyana; Panama; Peru; Suriname; Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of
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Population [top]

Population: A widespread timber species which has suffered serious population declines most particularly in Central America and Brazil. However, is reported to still be common in Suriname (P. Teunissen pers. comm. 2006).

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The timber is overexploitated and the species suffers from habitat loss.

Citation: Pires O'Brien, J. 1998. Couratari guianensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 01 November 2014.
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