Loropetalum subcordatum 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Hamamelidales Hamamelidaceae

Scientific Name: Loropetalum subcordatum
Species Authority: (Benth.) Oliv.
Tetrathyrium subcordatum Benth.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable D2 ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): World Conservation Monitoring Centre
Previously published Red List assessments:
1998 Rare (R)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: A species previously thought to be endemic to Hong Kong, but occurring in Heishan and Bofulin. A small subpopulation has since been discovered in Longzhou, Guangxi. This is the only member of the genus.
Countries occurrence:
China (Guangxi); Hong Kong
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It is confined to areas of rainforest at 590 m.
Systems: Terrestrial

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre. 1998. Loropetalum subcordatum. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T32377A9701993. . Downloaded on 26 November 2015.
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