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Shorea oblongifolia

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA THEALES DIPTEROCARPACEAE

Scientific Name: Shorea oblongifolia
Species Authority: Thwaites

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Critically Endangered A1cd ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Ashton, P.
History:
1997 Vulnerable (Walter and Gillett 1998)

Geographic Range [top]

Countries:
Native:
Sri Lanka
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This tree occurs mainly on hillsides and river banks in remaining fragments of lowland wet evergreen forests.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Regeneration is somewhat sparse.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Some subpopulations occur in forest reserves.

Citation: Ashton, P. 1998. Shorea oblongifolia. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 20 September 2014.
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