Strychnos tetragona 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Gentianales Loganiaceae

Scientific Name: Strychnos tetragona
Species Authority: A.W. Hill

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Critically Endangered B1+2c 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 Vulnerable (V)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: South-west Sri Lanka.
Countries occurrence:
Sri Lanka
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Population [top]

Population: Only a single individual was found in Knuckles State Forest during the extensive forest surveys conducted for the National Conservation Review between 1991 and 1996. Previous surveys recorded populations in Sinharaja Biosphere Reserve and Gilimale Forest Reserve.
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: A tree confined to areas of lowland wet evergreen forest.
Systems: Terrestrial

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre. 1998. Strychnos tetragona. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T32594A9712886. . Downloaded on 26 May 2016.
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