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Camellia reticulata

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA THEALES THEACEAE

Scientific Name: Camellia reticulata
Species Authority: Lindley

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable B1+2c ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Sun, W.
History:
1997 Vulnerable (Walter and Gillett 1998)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Although the species occurs widely in cultivation, wild subpopulations are restricted to mixed montane forest in western and central Yunnan.
Countries:
Native:
China (Yunnan)
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Population [top]

Population: Subpopulations in the wild are in decline.

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The demand from the horticultural industry is causing significant depletion of plants in the wild.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: The species occurs widely in cultivation.

Citation: Sun, W. 1998. Camellia reticulata. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 20 December 2014.
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