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Byrsophyllum tetrandrum

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA RUBIALES RUBIACEAE

Scientific Name: Byrsophyllum tetrandrum
Species Authority: (Beddome) Hook.f.

Assessment Information [top]

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

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: A small tree, known only from a few localities in the Agastyamalai Hills.
Countries:
Native:
India (Kerala, Tamil Nadu)
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Submontane forest.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Large areas have been exposed to fires, grazing, the establishment of commercial plantations and cutting for fuelwood.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: About 1,000 km² of forest remain protected within sanctuaries.
Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre 1998. Byrsophyllum tetrandrum. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 24 April 2014.
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