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Cephalomappa sinensis

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA EUPHORBIALES EUPHORBIACEAE

Scientific Name: Cephalomappa sinensis
Species Authority: (Chun & How) Kosterm.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable B1+2c ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): World Conservation Monitoring Centre
History:
1997 Endangered (Walter and Gillett 1998)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: The species occurs in south-west Guangxi, China, and in Cao Bang in Viet Nam.
Countries:
Native:
China (Guangxi); Viet Nam
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Population [top]

Population: In Viet Nam seedlings and young trees are abundant where the trees have been planted, but regeneration in the wild is almost non-existent. However, trees coppice well.

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Limestone areas, where it can become dominant in moist forest below 500 m.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Overcutting and use of the tree as cattle forage are the main threats.

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre 1998. Cephalomappa sinensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 23 November 2014.
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