Guarea thompsonii 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Sapindales Meliaceae

Scientific Name: Guarea thompsonii
Species Authority: Sprague & Hutch.
Common Name(s):
English Black Guarea, Dark Bossé

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable A1c ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): World Conservation Monitoring Centre
Previously published Red List assessments:
1998 Not Threatened (nt)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Although moderately exploited, this species is less commercially important than G. cedrata. Growth is slow, reaching only 9 ft (DBH) in 200 years.
Countries occurrence:
Cameroon; Congo; Congo, The Democratic Republic of the; Côte d'Ivoire; Gabon; Ghana; Liberia; Nigeria
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It occurs commonly in hilly moist evergreen forest.
Systems: Terrestrial

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre. 1998. Guarea thompsonii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T32232A9689757. . Downloaded on 29 November 2015.
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