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Laportea urentissima

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA URTICALES URTICACEAE

Scientific Name: Laportea urentissima
Species Authority: Gagnepain

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.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Its range is concentrated in the border region of Guangxi, Yunnan and Viet Nam. Additional subpopulations exist in the south-west of Yunnan.
Countries:
Native:
China (Guangxi, Yunnan); Viet Nam
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Ranging in stature from a small shrub to a tree of 15 m, this fast-growing species is a prominent component of monsoon forest on limestone hills between 700 and 1,000 m.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Continuous declines and degradation of the habitat have caused the species to disappear from large parts of its range.

Citation: Sun, W. 1998. Laportea urentissima. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 29 August 2014.
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