Baphia pauloi 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Fabales Leguminosae

Scientific Name: Baphia pauloi
Species Authority: Brummitt

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered C2b, D ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Lovett, J. & Clarke, G.P.
Previously published Red List assessments:
1998 Vulnerable (V)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: A tree only known from Kimboza Forest, a 4 km² patch of forest in the foothills of the Uluguru Mountains.
Countries occurrence:
Tanzania, United Republic of
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Coastal forest.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The forest has been heavily logged for valuable timber in the past and the planted Cedrela has become invasive. The surrounding area is densely populated and there is a strong demand for land to cultivate.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: There are now two forest guards working under the Tanzanian Catchment Forest Project to prevent illegal logging, cutting and encroachment.

Citation: Lovett, J. & Clarke, G.P. 1998. Baphia pauloi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T32264A9685244. . Downloaded on 01 December 2015.
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