Erythrophleum fordii


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Erythrophleum fordii
Species Authority: Oliv.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered A1cd ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Nghia, N.H.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: A valuable timber tree. The species' range in Viet Nam extends from the border with China to Quang Nam-Da Nang Province.
China (Guangdong, Guangxi); Taiwan, Province of China; Viet Nam
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Population [top]

Population: The Chinese subpopulations are largely reduced to trees left standing around living areas.

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Occurring in monsoon or rainforest up to 800 m, it can form a scattered or dominant component.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Plantations were established in the 1950s to increase supplies of the hardwood but demands are still in excess of what can be sustainably provided.

Citation: Nghia, N.H. 1998. Erythrophleum fordii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. <>. Downloaded on 30 August 2015.
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