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Eucommia ulmoides

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA EUCOMMIALES EUCOMMIACEAE

Scientific Name: Eucommia ulmoides
Species Authority: Oliver

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Lower Risk/near threatened ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): World Conservation Monitoring Centre
History:
1997 Rare (Walter and Gillett 1998)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: A species of a monotypic family, known from scattered subpopulations occurring over a relatively wide range, altitudinally, ecologically and geographically. Its range is not clearly defined.
Countries:
Native:
China (Anhui, Gansu, Guizhou, Henan, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangxi, Shanxi, Sichuan, Zhejiang)
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Wide ecological range.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Widely utilized and cultivated for the medicinal properties of its bark.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Plantations are being established with some difficulties.

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre 1998. Eucommia ulmoides. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 20 December 2014.
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