Alstonia scholaris 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Gentianales Apocynaceae

Scientific Name: Alstonia scholaris (L.) R.Br.
Common Name(s):
English Blackboard Tree, Milkwood Pine, White Cheesewood
Alstonia kurzii Hook.f.
Alstonia scholaris (L.) R.Br. ssp. avae A.DC.
Alstonia scholaris (L.) R.Br. ssp. blumii A.DC.
Alstonia scholaris (L.) R.Br. ssp. velutina Monach.
Echites pala Ham.
Echites scholaris L.
Pala scholaris (L.) Roberty

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Lower Risk/least concern ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): World Conservation Monitoring Centre

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This is the most widespread species in the genus.
Countries occurrence:
Australia; China; India; Indonesia; Malaysia; Myanmar; Nepal; Papua New Guinea; Philippines; Solomon Islands; Sri Lanka; Thailand; Viet Nam
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): It is the most important source of pulai timber.

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre. 1998. Alstonia scholaris. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T32295A9688408. . Downloaded on 26 September 2018.
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