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Ilex khasiana

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA CELASTRALES AQUIFOLIACEAE

Scientific Name: Ilex khasiana
Species Authority: Purakaystha

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Critically Endangered B1+2c, C2b, D 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]

Range Description: An endemic of the Khasi Hills.
Countries:
Native:
India (Meghalaya)
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Population [top]

Population: Only three of four trees are known, confined to Shillong Peak.

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Occurring in mixed evergreen forest between 1,000 and 1,500 m.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Regeneration is reported to be poor and the habitat has declined in extent and quality.
Citation: CAMP Workshops on Medicinal Plants, India (January 1997) 1998. Ilex khasiana. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 20 April 2014.
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