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Hopea discolor

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA THEALES DIPTEROCARPACEAE

Scientific Name: Hopea discolor
Species Authority: Thwaites

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered A1bcd, B1+2c, C1, D ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Ashton, P.
History:
1997 Endangered (Walter and Gillett 1998)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species' distribution is extremely restricted.
Countries:
Native:
Sri Lanka
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Population [top]

Population: It apparently regenerates sufficiently in its natural habitat. This species was found in seven forests during the surveys conducted for the National Conservation Review.

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Occurring in pure stands on ridges in lowland wet evergreen forests.
Systems: Terrestrial

Citation: Ashton, P. 1998. Hopea discolor. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 19 December 2014.
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