Hopea brevipetiolaris 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Theales Dipterocarpaceae

Scientific Name: Hopea brevipetiolaris
Species Authority: (Thwaites ex Trimen) P.S. Ashton
Balanocarpus brevipetiolaris (Thwaites ex Trimen) Alston
Shorea brevipetiolaris Thwaites ex Trimen

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Critically Endangered A1cd, B1+2c, C1, D ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Ashton, P.
Previously published Red List assessments:
1998 Vulnerable (V)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: A species with an extremely restricted distribution, in the south-west corner of Sri Lanka. It was discovered in only three forest localities within Kurunegala district, during the extensive surveys conducted for the National Conservation Review.
Countries occurrence:
Sri Lanka
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Scattered in the remnants of lowland semi-evergreen rainforest.
Systems: Terrestrial

Citation: Ashton, P. 1998. Hopea brevipetiolaris. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T30887A9579729. . Downloaded on 31 May 2016.
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