Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Fabales Leguminosae

Scientific Name: Baikiaea ghesquiereana
Species Authority: J. Léonard

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered B1+2c ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Lovett, J. & Clarke, G.P.
Previously published Red List assessments:
1998 Vulnerable (V)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: The only record of the species is from the Matumbi Hills, within Namakutwa and Tong'omba Forest Reserves (46 km² and 25 km² respectively).
Countries occurrence:
Tanzania, United Republic of
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Coastal forest.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Namakutwa is a productive reserve: forest on the plateau continues to be cleared for agriculture and illegal logging has been occurring in the more riverine areas. Tong'omba also experiences some agricultural encroachment.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Tong'omba Forest Reserve's boundaries are being cleared, which will help to prevent further declines.

Citation: Lovett, J. & Clarke, G.P. 1998. Baikiaea ghesquiereana. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T32900A9737997. . Downloaded on 07 October 2015.
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