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Pentapanax henyri

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA APIALES ARALIACEAE

Scientific Name: Pentapanax henyri
Species Authority: Harms

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Lower Risk/conservation dependent ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Sun, W.
History:
1997 Vulnerable (Walter and Gillett 1998)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Endemic to parts of north-west (Lijiang) and south-east Yunnan.
Countries:
Native:
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.
Systems: Terrestrial

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.

Citation: Sun, W. 1998. Pentapanax henyri. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 31 October 2014.
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