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Magnolia macrophylla var. dealbata

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA MAGNOLIALES MAGNOLIACEAE

Scientific Name: Magnolia macrophylla var. dealbata
Species Authority: (Zucc.) D.L.Johnson
Parent Species:
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Synonym/s:
Magnolia dealbata Zucc.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered B1+2c, C2b ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor/s: Vovides, A.P.
History:
1997 Endangered (Walter and Gillett 1998)

Geographic Range [top]

Countries:
Native:
Mexico (Hidalgo, Oaxaca, Veracruz)
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Population [top]

Population: About four or five relict subpopulations exist. The largest consists of between 80 and 100 individuals in disturbed cloud forest at Ixhuacan de los Reyes, Veracruz. Numbers are very small in Oaxaca and Hidalgo.

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Cloud forest between 600 and 1,600 m.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The reasons for declines have largely been habitat destruction, timber production and poor regeneration.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Approximately 1,000 saplings have been produced ex situ, some of which are being planted at Jardín Botánico Francisco Javier Clavijero.
Citation: Vovides, A.P. 1998. Magnolia macrophylla var. dealbata. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 19 April 2014.
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