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Eugenia discifera

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA MYRTALES MYRTACEAE

Scientific Name: Eugenia discifera
Species Authority: Gamble
Taxonomic Notes: Asian Eugenia are now contained within Syzygium.

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 Endangered (Walter and Gillett 1998)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Known from two locations, Chimunji and the Sethur Hills. Asian Eugenia are now contained within Syzygium.
Countries:
Native:
India (Kerala, Tamil Nadu)
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: The species occurs very sparsely in evergreen forest between 1,300 and 1,400 m.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The location in the Sethur Hills has been converted into cardamom plantations.

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre 1998. Eugenia discifera. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 31 August 2014.
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