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Nectandra krugii

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA LAURALES LAURACEAE

Scientific Name: Nectandra krugii
Species Authority: Mez
Common Name(s):
French Bois Doux Avocat, Bois Doux Jaune, Laurier Gland

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered A1cd+2c, B1+2cd ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Rohwer, J.G.
History:
1997 Indeterminate (Walter and Gillett 1998)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This Caribbean forest tree ranges from Dominica (and possibly Martinique) to western Dominican Republic.
Countries:
Native:
Antigua and Barbuda; Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba (Saba, Sint Eustatius); Dominica; Dominican Republic; Guadeloupe; Martinique; Puerto Rico; Saint Martin (French part); Sint Maarten (Dutch part)
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Population [top]

Population: The forest in most of these areas has been heavily exploited. The species was noted in 1896 as becoming rare as a result of excessive exploitation and in the last 70 years it has only been collected in Puerto Rico.

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Timber exploitation.

Citation: Rohwer, J.G. 1998. Nectandra krugii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 26 July 2014.
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