Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Laurales Lauraceae

Scientific Name: Phoebe nanmu
Species Authority: (Oliv.) Gamble
Machilus nanmu (Oliv.) Hemsl.
Persea nanmu Oliv.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered B1+2ce ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Sun, W.
Previously published Red List assessments:
1998 Vulnerable (V)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: In Yunnan the species is known mainly from subpopulations in the south and west. It is only recorded from Meitus in south-east Tibet (Xizang).
Countries occurrence:
China (Tibet [or Xizang], Yunnan)
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Monsoon forest.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): During the last 10 years subpopulations have been declining because of overcutting. The timber is excellent for building construction and furniture.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Some areas of forest are protected.

Citation: Sun, W. 1998. Phoebe nanmu. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T32439A9707103. . Downloaded on 04 October 2015.
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