Couratari guianensis 


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
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Pires O'Brien, J.
Previously published Red List assessments:
1998 Not Threatened (nt)

Geographic Range [top]

Countries occurrence:
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).
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

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 1998: e.T30599A9560468. . Downloaded on 27 November 2015.
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