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Crudia zeylanica

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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
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): World Conservation Monitoring Centre
History:
1997 Endangered (Walter and Gillett 1998)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Endemic to Sri Lanka.
Countries:
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.

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. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 02 September 2014.
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