Ocotea cymbarum 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Laurales Lauraceae

Scientific Name: Ocotea cymbarum Kunth

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Lower Risk/least concern ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): World Conservation Monitoring Centre

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:In Brazil, the species has a restricted range within flooded forest along the Rio Negro. In Suriname the species is very rare and has only been collected from the Marowijne River.
Countries occurrence:
Brazil; Colombia; French Guiana; Guyana; Suriname; Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:A locally important species which is widely-ranging within areas of lowland rainforest.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Riverside communities harvest the species for fuelwood at uncontrolled levels.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: The species occurs on the official list of threatened Brazilian trees compiled by IBAMA.

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre. 1998. Ocotea cymbarum. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T32488A9704321. . Downloaded on 20 May 2018.
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