Psychotria petitii 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Rubiales Rubiaceae

Scientific Name: Psychotria petitii
Species Authority: Verdc.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable B1+2c, D2 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 Vulnerable (V)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Occurs in the Taita Hills. Specimens which are arguably a new and highly restricted species have been found at higher altitudes in the same location.
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This species is confined to upland moist evergreen forest.
Systems: Terrestrial

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It is not possible to keep the seeds in long-term storage but the Plant Conservation Programme in Kenya maintains a living collection.

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre. 1998. Psychotria petitii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T32253A9691573. . Downloaded on 28 November 2015.
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