Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Magnoliales Myristicaceae

Scientific Name: Myristica ceylanica
Species Authority: A. DC.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable 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 Endangered (E)

Geographic Range [top]

Countries occurrence:
Sri Lanka
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Population [top]

Population: It has recently been found in seven forest sites during the extensive forest surveys conducted for the National Conservation Review.
Additional data:

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: A rare tree confined to remnants of intermediate forest and in drier gallery forest.
Systems: Terrestrial

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre. 1998. Myristica ceylanica. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T32602A9716347. . Downloaded on 07 October 2015.
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