Brachystegia nigerica 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Fabales Leguminosae

Scientific Name: Brachystegia nigerica
Species Authority: Hoyle & A. Jones

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

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Southern Nigeria and the South-West Province of Cameroon.
Countries occurrence:
Cameroon; Nigeria
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: An uncommon and large canopy tree, sometimes gregarious near water. It is known from lowland rainforest.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Deforestation and clearance for crops have been comprehensive outside protected areas.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: One of the largest remaining areas of forest is in the Oban Hills of Cross River National Park.

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre. 1998. Brachystegia nigerica. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T32712A9724132. . Downloaded on 30 November 2015.
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