Shorea affinis 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Malvales Dipterocarpaceae

Scientific Name: Shorea affinis (Thwaites) P.S. Ashton
Doona affinis Thwaites

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered A1cd ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Ashton, P.
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Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Found in Sri Lanka.
Countries occurrence:
Sri Lanka
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Population [top]

Population:The species is one of the dominant canopy species in the protected area at Sinharaja. However, it was not found during the extensive forest surveys conducted between 1991 and 1996 for the National Conservation Review, suggesting it has become extremely rare.
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:Relatively widely distributed in what remains of lowland wet evergreen forest, this dipterocarp is found scattered on deep rich soils on hillsides.

Citation: Ashton, P. 1998. Shorea affinis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T30817A9579896. . Downloaded on 18 September 2018.
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