Crudia zeylanica 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Fabales Leguminosae

Scientific Name: Crudia zeylanica
Species Authority: (Thwaites) Benth.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Extinct ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): World Conservation Monitoring Centre
Previously published Red List assessments:
1998 Endangered (E)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Endemic to Sri Lanka.
Countries occurrence:
Regionally extinct:
Sri Lanka
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Population [top]

Population: The species has been considered on the verge of extinction for over a decade, and as it was not found in the recent National Conservation Review forest survey it is likely to be extinct. A single tree was supposed to exist in the Peradeniya Botanical Garden. However, it has not been refound in the garden despite an intensive search.
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: A large tree of the wet lowlands.
Systems: Terrestrial

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre. 1998. Crudia zeylanica. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T32556A9715161. . Downloaded on 26 November 2015.
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