Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Fabales Leguminosae

Scientific Name: Baphia keniensis
Species Authority: Brummitt

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable B1+2c 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 Indeterminate (I)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Endemic to the central mountains of Kenya.
Countries occurrence:
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: A shrub or tree of riverine forest.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Outside Meru National Park there is no protection and some threat from habitat clearance and land development.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Populations in Meru National Park are protected, although tourism may exert some pressure on them.

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre. 1998. Baphia keniensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T32248A9691239. . Downloaded on 13 October 2015.
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