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Meliosma linearifolia

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA RANUNCULALES MELIOSMACEAE

Scientific Name: Meliosma linearifolia
Species Authority: A. Gentry

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered C2a ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor/s: Mitré, M.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Known from two geographically close locations: one in Santa Rita in Colón and the other in Cerro Azul in Panamá Province.
Countries:
Native:
Panama
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: A species of lowland semi-evergreen rainforest.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The subpopulation in Santa Rita is threatened by increasing encroachment of the forest. More moderate pressures affect the larger Cerro Azul population.
Citation: Mitré, M. 1998. Meliosma linearifolia. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 24 April 2014.
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