Sorbus amabilis


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Sorbus amabilis
Species Authority: Cheng ex Yu

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable B1+2c ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor/s: World Conservation Monitoring Centre
1997 Vulnerable (Walter and Gillett 1998)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: A species occurring in small localised colonies on Huangshan and Qingliang Mt. in southern Anhui, Lin'an and Longquan Counties in Zhejiang and Chong'an County in Fujian.
China (Anhui, Fujian, Zhejiang)
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Margins or gaps of montane forest.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The degree of protection given to populations is largely unknown and the habitat continues to be cleared in places.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Some of the areas are designated nature reserves.
Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre 1998. Sorbus amabilis. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <>. Downloaded on 17 April 2014.
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