Meliosma linearifolia 


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
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.
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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. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T32675A9722368. . Downloaded on 01 December 2015.
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