Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Sapindales Meliaceae

Scientific Name: Guarea cedrata
Species Authority: (A. Chev.) Pellegrin
Common Name(s):
English Light Bossé, Scented Guarea

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

Geographic Range [top]

Countries occurrence:
Cameroon; Congo; Congo, The Democratic Republic of the; Côte d'Ivoire; Ghana; Liberia; Nigeria; Sierra Leone; Uganda
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: A timber species found in some abundance in moist semi-deciduous forest and in the drier undisturbed areas of moist evergreen forest. Regeneration is more successful in undisturbed areas where there has been no burning.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Levels of exploitation are moderate and the species often suffers from its similarity to Entandrophragma angolense, resulting in it being harvested with the same intensity.

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre. 1998. Guarea cedrata. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T32233A9689858. . Downloaded on 07 October 2015.
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