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Delonix baccal

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA FABALES LEGUMINOSAE

Scientific Name: Delonix baccal
Species Authority: (Chiov.) Baker f.
Common Name(s):
English Poinciana
Synonym(s):
Poinciana baccal Chiov.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Lower Risk/near threatened ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Thulin, M.
History:
1997 Rare (Walter and Gillett 1998)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: The species is confined to an area extending from central and southern Somalia to north-east Kenya and the Ogaden in Ethiopia. It is not common.
Countries:
Native:
Ethiopia; Kenya; Somalia
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Occurring in Acacia-Commiphora bushland or riverine woodland, often on limestone.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): In places, the habitat is severely degraded by encroaching agriculture and overcutting for charcoal production.

Citation: Thulin, M. 1998. Delonix baccal. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 23 September 2014.
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