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
Needs updating
Assessor(s): CAMP Workshops on Medicinal Plants, India (January 1997)
Previously published Red List assessments:
1998 Endangered (E)

Geographic Range [top]

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

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

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. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T31239A9618655. . Downloaded on 10 October 2015.
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