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Fagus hayatae

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA FAGALES FAGACEAE

Scientific Name: Fagus hayatae
Species Authority: Palibin ex Hayata
Taxonomic Notes: The species is morphologically similar to and may turn out to be synonymous with F. lucida from the central provinces of China.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable D2 ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Lu, S.Y. & Pan, F.J.
History:
1997 Endangered (Walter and Gillett 1998)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Occurring in northern and southern parts of Chatienshan and in smaller populations in Tungshan and Agushan in Ilan County. The species is morphologically similar to and may turn out to be synonymous with F. lucida from the central provinces of China.
Countries:
Native:
Taiwan, Province of China
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Population [top]

Population: Subpopulations are largely made up of old individuals.

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: The Taiwan beech is found in broadleaved submontane forest.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Trees are slow-growing and regeneration is poor, depending on the creation of gaps which are currently being invaded by alpine bamboo and broadleaved species.

Citation: Lu, S.Y. & Pan, F.J. 1998. Fagus hayatae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 20 October 2014.
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