Memecylon sisparense 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Myrtales Melastomataceae

Scientific Name: Memecylon sisparense Gamble

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Critically Endangered B1+2c ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): World Conservation Monitoring Centre
Previously published Red List assessments:

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:The type locality is in Sispara in the Nilgiri Hills.
Countries occurrence:
India (Tamil Nadu)
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Population [top]

Population:The species has not been found there since it was first discovered. Elsewhere there is an occurrence further south in the Palni Hills.
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:Submontane forest (Palni Hills).

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): It is possible the population has been wiped out by the large-scale conversion of forest to plantation crops.

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre. 1998. Memecylon sisparense. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T31204A9612557. . Downloaded on 22 June 2018.
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