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Magnolia kachirachirai

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA MAGNOLIALES MAGNOLIACEAE

Scientific Name: Magnolia kachirachirai
Species Authority: (Kaneh. & Yamam.) Dandy
Synonym/s:
Michelia kachirachirai Kaneh. & Yamam
Micheliopsis kachirachirai (Kaneh. & Yamam.) H.Keng
Parakmeria kachirachirai (Kaneh. & Yamam.) Y.W.Law

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered A1d, C2a 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: A species at the most southerly limit of the family's range, in southern Taiwan from Taitung to the Hengchun Peninsula.
Countries:
Native:
Taiwan, Province of China
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Population [top]

Population: Subpopulations are healthy but fragmented.

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Occurring in areas of lowland broadleaved forest.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Outside the national park encroaching settlements are causing loss of habitat.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Kenting National Park covers part of the range.
Citation: Lu, S.Y. & Pan, F.J. 1998. Magnolia kachirachirai. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 24 April 2014.
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