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Sterculia khasiana

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA MALVALES STERCULIACEAE

Scientific Name: Sterculia khasiana
Species Authority: Deb.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Extinct ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): World Conservation Monitoring Centre
History:
1997 Endangered (Walter and Gillett 1998)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: An endemic tree of the Khasi Hills in Meghalaya.
Countries:
Regionally extinct:
India (Meghalaya)
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Population [top]

Population: The species has not been collected since 1877 and is presumed extinct.

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Occurred in subtropical forest between 1,000 and 1,500 m.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There have been significant declines in the extent of the habitat, largely caused by extensive agriculture and fires.

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre 1998. Sterculia khasiana. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 02 September 2014.
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