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Castanopsis kawakamii

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA FAGALES FAGACEAE

Scientific Name: Castanopsis kawakamii
Species Authority: Hayata

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Lower Risk/near threatened ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Temperate Broadleaved Tree Specialist Group
History:
1997 Not Threatened (Walter and Gillett 1998)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Along the south-east coast of China and in Taiwain, and widespread in northern and central Viet Nam.
Countries:
Native:
China (Fujian, Guangdong, Jiangxi); Taiwan, Province of China; Viet Nam
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: A massive tree scattered in subtropical evergreen broadleaved forest along the coast.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Trees are heavily cut in many areas for the timber, which is used in construction work. Regeneration, at least in Viet Nam, is reported to be poor and limited to forest edges.

Citation: Temperate Broadleaved Tree Specialist Group 1998. Castanopsis kawakamii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 20 August 2014.
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