Hopea exalata


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Hopea exalata
Species Authority: W.T.Lin, Y.Y.Yang & Q.S.Hsue

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable A1d, B1+2e ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Ashton, P.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Only recently discovered in Yaxian County of Hainan Province. The species presents several primitive features which are of phylogenetic interest.
China (Hainan)
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Population [top]

Population: The degree of habitat disturbance suggests that most of the trees are secondary growth. The species has a good regenerative capacity in its natural habitat.

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: A small tree of monsoon forest.
Systems: Terrestrial

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: The subpopulation on Ganshi Mt. is contained within a designated nature reserve.

Citation: Ashton, P. 1998. Hopea exalata. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. <>. Downloaded on 30 August 2015.
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