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Cynometra travancorica

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA FABALES LEGUMINOSAE

Scientific Name: Cynometra travancorica
Species Authority: Beddome

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered B1+2c ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): World Conservation Monitoring Centre
History:
1997 Rare (Walter and Gillett 1998)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: A tall tree reported from about four scattered locations in the Western Ghats. In Karnataka the species occurs in Sollekallu in Chikmagalur and in Kerala there are records from the Palghat area and also apparently from the Travancore range.
Countries:
Native:
India (Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu)
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Occurring in lowland evergreen forest on rocky slopes.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There has been much loss of habitat because of road building, expanding agriculture and other developments.

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre 1998. Cynometra travancorica. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 21 October 2014.
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