Vepris heterophylla 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Sapindales Rutaceae

Scientific Name: Vepris heterophylla
Species Authority: (Engl.) Letouzey

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered A1c, B1+2c ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Hawthorne, W.
Previously published Red List assessments:
1998 Endangered (E)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Its area of occupancy is very small, a few tens of kilometers. In Ghana it is confined to Shai Hills Game Production Reserve, where it is relatively abundant and observed to be regenerating. In Cameroon occurrences are recorded on Mt Mandara, Mt Tinguelin, Garoua, Chlolire, Mt Alantika, Ladgo and Nakalba.
Countries occurrence:
Cameroon; Ghana; Mali
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: A small tree of montane dry forest.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The area taken up by dry forest has declined drastically with the expansion of agriculture, the effects of fire and overgrazing.

Citation: Hawthorne, W. 1998. Vepris heterophylla. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T32202A9685604. . Downloaded on 28 November 2015.
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