Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Magnoliales Annonaceae

Scientific Name: Annickia kummerae
Species Authority: (Engl. & Diels) Setten & Maas
Annickia kummeriae (Engl. & Diels) Setten & Maas [orth. error]
Enantia kummerae Engl. & Diels
Enantia kummeriae Engl. & Diels [orth. error]

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered B1ab(iii) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2009
Date Assessed: 2006-03-02
Assessor(s): Eastern Arc Mountains & Coastal Forests CEPF Plant Assessment Project Participants
Reviewer(s): Beentje, H.J., Gereau, R., Kabuye, C., Kalema, J., Luke, Q., Lyaruu, H.V.M., Maunder, M., Mwachala, G., Ndangalasi, H., Njau, E.-F. & Schatz, G.E.
This species has an extent of occurrence of less than 500 km2, it is known from five locations and there is continuing conversion of habitat hence is listed as Endangered under criterion B.
Previously published Red List assessments:
1998 Vulnerable (V)
1998 Vulnerable (VU)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Found in the Muheza and Korogwe districts. Recorded from the east Usambara Mts, Kwamkoro Forest Reserve, and Mtai Forest Reserve.
Countries occurrence:
Tanzania, United Republic of
Estimated area of occupancy (AOO) - km2: 100
Number of Locations: 5
Lower elevation limit (metres): 850
Upper elevation limit (metres): 1100
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Population [top]

Population: Not a very common species.
Current Population Trend: Unknown
Additional data:

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Grows in sub-montane forest.
Systems: Terrestrial
Continuing decline in area, extent and/or quality of habitat: Yes

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The forests where this species occurs are suffering severe declines and encroachmentas a result of conversion for agriculture (tea, coffee, cardamom) and mining (gold).

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Recorded from a number of protected areas including Amani Nature Reserve, Mtai Forest Reserve, and Kwamkoro Forest Reserve.

Citation: Eastern Arc Mountains & Coastal Forests CEPF Plant Assessment Project Participants. 2009. Annickia kummerae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2009: e.T32850A9735630. . Downloaded on 10 October 2015.
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