Pentapanax henryi 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Apiales Araliaceae

Scientific Name: Pentapanax henryi Harms
Pentapanax henyri Harms [orth. error]

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Lower Risk/conservation dependent ver 2.3
Year Published: 2017
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Sun, W.
Previously published Red List assessments:

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Endemic to parts of north-west (Lijiang) and south-east Yunnan.
Countries occurrence:
China (Yunnan)
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:The species occurs in subtropical monsoon forest between 1,200 and 2,600 m.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Its bark is widely used, and in some instances overexploited, for its medicinal properties.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: There are several occurrences within nature reserves.

Amended [top]

Amended reason: This amended assessment has been created to correct an error in the spelling of the species epithet; it has been on the IUCN Red List since 1998 as "henyri" whereas it should have been "henryi".

Citation: Sun, W. 2017. Pentapanax henryi (amended version of 1998 assessment). The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2017: e.T31282A117998656. . Downloaded on 23 April 2018.
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