Bretschneidera sinensis 


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
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Sun, W.
Previously published Red List assessments:
1997 Rare (R)

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 occurrence:
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.
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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. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T32324A9697750. . Downloaded on 01 December 2015.
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