Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Fabales Leguminosae

Scientific Name: Ormosia howii
Species Authority: Merr. & Chen

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Extinct 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: Only recorded in Dialuo Mt Forest Region on Hainan Island and Yangchun County in Guangdong.
Countries occurrence:
Regionally extinct:
China (Guangdong, Hainan)
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Population [top]

Population: Despite extensive searches the species has not been found again in the two localities where it has been recorded.
Additional data:

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It was known to be restricted to montane rainforest.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Exposed to various threats of cutting and encroaching agriculture.

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre. 1998. Ormosia howii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T32433A9706669. . Downloaded on 13 October 2015.
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