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Shorea roxburghii

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA THEALES DIPTEROCARPACEAE

Scientific Name: Shorea roxburghii
Species Authority: G.Don
Common Name(s):
English White Meranti

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered A1cd ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Ashton, P.
History:
1997 Not Threatened (Walter and Gillett 1998)

Geographic Range [top]

Countries:
Native:
Cambodia; India (Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu); Lao People's Democratic Republic; Malaysia (Peninsular Malaysia); Myanmar; Thailand; Viet Nam
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Population [top]

Population: In India, there are healthy regenerating subpopulations in the south.

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: A widespread dipterocarp, unusual for its adaptation to withstand adverse climatic conditions and soil types. It occurs in dry evergreen or deciduous forest and bamboo forest, often on sandy soils.
Systems: Terrestrial

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Some subpopulations are recorded in forest reserves.

Citation: Ashton, P. 1998. Shorea roxburghii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 17 December 2014.
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