Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Fabales Leguminosae

Scientific Name: Acacia zapatensis
Species Authority: Urban & Ekman
Taxonomic Notes: Recently transferred to Vachellia zapatensis (Urb. & Ekman) Seigler & Ebinger.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered B1+2c ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Areces-Mallea, A.E.
Previously published Red List assessments:
1998 Vulnerable (V)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: An endemic shrub, sometimes a small tree, confined to the Peninsula de Zapata, Matanzas province in eastern Cuba.
Countries occurrence:
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Development for tourism is currently the major threat to the species.

Citation: Areces-Mallea, A.E. 1998. Acacia zapatensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T31645A9649811. . Downloaded on 07 October 2015.
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