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Bretschneidera sinensis

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA SAPINDALES BRETSCHNEIDERACEAE

Scientific Name: Bretschneidera sinensis
Species Authority: Hemsley

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered A1cd ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor/s: Sun, W.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: The species is scattered throughout south-east China extending to Lai Chau in Viet Nam and Taibei and Ilan Counties in northern Taiwan.
Countries:
Native:
China (Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangxi, Sichuan, Yunnan, Zhejiang); Taiwan, Province of China; Viet Nam
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Population [top]

Population: Uncommon and thought to be getting rarer. The subpopulation in Viet Nam is considered to be threatened and in Taiwan populations are highly localised and contain few individuals.

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Low to middle elevation forest in ravines and by streams.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Habitat loss and logging are the main causes of declines.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: The species is protected under Taiwan's Cultural Heritage Preservation Law. The family is monotypic.
Citation: Sun, W. 1998. Bretschneidera sinensis. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 18 April 2014.
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