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Syzygium travancoricum

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA MYRTALES MYRTACEAE

Scientific Name: Syzygium travancoricum
Species Authority: Gamble

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Critically Endangered C2a ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): CAMP Workshops on Medicinal Plants, India (January 1997)
History:
1997 Endangered (Walter and Gillett 1998)

Geographic Range [top]

Countries:
Native:
India (Kerala)
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Population [top]

Population: The total population is very small, numbering less than 200. The sacred grove of Aickad is reported to harbour four individuals and another subpopulation of 15 to 20 trees has been seen at Guddrikal.

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The swampy wetland habitat has been widely drained and converted into paddy fields.

Citation: CAMP Workshops on Medicinal Plants, India (January 1997) 1998. Syzygium travancoricum. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 20 September 2014.
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