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Helicia shweliensis

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA PROTEALES PROTEACEAE

Scientific Name: Helicia shweliensis
Species Authority: W. Smith

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered B1+2c ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Sun, W.
History:
1997 Endangered (Walter and Gillett 1998)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Confined to south-west and west Yunnan.
Countries:
Native:
China (Yunnan)
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: The species occurs in areas of monsoon forest between 1,800 and 2,150 m.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The extensive loss of habitat caused by logging and conversion to agriculture has incurred losses in population numbers and brought the species into serious risk of extinction.

Citation: Sun, W. 1998. Helicia shweliensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 22 July 2014.
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