Caesalpinia paraguariensis 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Fabales Fabaceae

Scientific Name: Caesalpinia paraguariensis (Parodi) Burkart
Common Name(s):
Spanish Guayacaú Negro

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable A1acd ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Americas Regional Workshop (Conservation & Sustainable Management of Trees, Costa Rica, November 1996)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Widely occurring and relatively common in the Chaco region. It reaches the margins of its range in Brazil, where it is confined to Porto Murtinho. In Bolivia the species is well represented in herbarium collections.
Countries occurrence:
Argentina (Catamarca, Chaco, Córdoba, Corrientes, Formosa, Jujuy, La Rioja, Mendoza, Misiones, Salta, San Juan, San Luis, Santa Fé, Santiago del Estero, Tucumán); Bolivia, Plurinational States of; Brazil; Paraguay
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:The species is found in lowland deciduous forest.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Throughout its range it is exploited as a popular source of timber, but the most serious threat is habitat loss.

Citation: Americas Regional Workshop (Conservation & Sustainable Management of Trees, Costa Rica, November 1996). 1998. Caesalpinia paraguariensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T32026A9675401. . Downloaded on 20 June 2018.
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