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Aesculus wangii

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA SAPINDALES HIPPOCASTANACEAE

Scientific Name: Aesculus wangii
Species Authority: Hu ex Fang

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable A1a, B1+2a, C1+2a ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Rushforth, K.
History:
1997 Vulnerable (Walter and Gillett 1998)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Subpopulations are known from south Yunnan and Lào Chi province in north Viet Nam.
Countries:
Native:
China (Yunnan); Viet Nam
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Trees occur singly or in groves in remaining areas of semi-evergreen broadleaved forest on limestone mountains. The present knowledge of the species distribution is not complete.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Significant habitat declines are occurring in the areas where the species is known, largely because of encroaching agriculture but also logging for timber.

Citation: Rushforth, K. 1998. Aesculus wangii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 22 October 2014.
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