Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Magnoliales Myristicaceae

Scientific Name: Myristica yunnanensis
Species Authority: Y.H. Li

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Critically Endangered D ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): World Conservation Monitoring Centre
Previously published Red List assessments:
1998 Endangered (E)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: A species recorded from four small localities in Mengla, in Xishuangbanna. The species is extinct from two of these localities and approximately 20 trees have been recorded in remaining subpopulations. They appear to be unhealthy and rarely set seed.
Countries occurrence:
China (Yunnan)
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Occurs in low-elevation humid monsoon forest.
Systems: Terrestrial

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre. 1998. Myristica yunnanensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T32430A9706368. . Downloaded on 07 October 2015.
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