Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Theales Dipterocarpaceae

Scientific Name: Hopea chinensis
Species Authority: (Merr.) Hand.-Mazz.
Hopea hongayensis Tardieu
Shorea chinensis Merr.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Critically Endangered A1cd+2cd, C1, D ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Ashton, P.
Previously published Red List assessments:
1998 Vulnerable (V)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Shiwan Mountains.
Countries occurrence:
China (Guangxi); Viet Nam
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: A relatively small evergreen tree restricted to monsoon forest.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): It provides a valuable timber, renowned as 'ten-thousand year wood'. Overcutting is a serious problem.

Citation: Ashton, P. 1998. Hopea chinensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T32356A9700714. . Downloaded on 09 October 2015.
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