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Garcinia semseii

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA THEALES GUTTIFERAE

Scientific Name: Garcinia semseii
Species Authority: B. Verdcourt

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable B1+2b, D2 ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Lovett, J. & Clarke, G.P.
History:
1997 Indeterminate (Walter and Gillett 1998)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: A widely varying species known only from three localities. There are subpopulations in the south of the Nguru Mountains and possibly at Chita and Kihansi within the Udzungwa Mts. The latter occurrence is strange for its high elevation and may be a distinct taxon.
Countries:
Native:
Tanzania, United Republic of
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Moist forest.
Systems: Terrestrial

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: An occurrence is recorded from the Kimboza Forest Reserve, where 4 km² of forest within a densely populated area are protected by two forest guards.

Citation: Lovett, J. & Clarke, G.P. 1998. Garcinia semseii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 24 July 2014.
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