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Dipteryx alata

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA FABALES LEGUMINOSAE

Scientific Name: Dipteryx alata
Species Authority: Vogel

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable A1cd 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: Widespread in Brazil.
Countries:
Native:
Brazil
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This tree is confined to cerrados.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The species has suffered from habitat conversion for agriculture. In addition, exploitation of its excellent quality timber and medicinal seeds has led to massive declines in population numbers.

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre 1998. Dipteryx alata. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 20 October 2014.
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