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Sorbus amabilis

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA ROSALES ROSACEAE

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
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): World Conservation Monitoring Centre
History:
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.
Countries:
Native:
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. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 25 October 2014.
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