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Afzelia pachyloba

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA FABALES LEGUMINOSAE

Scientific Name: Afzelia pachyloba
Species Authority: Harms
Common Name(s):
English White Afzelia

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable A1d ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): African Regional Workshop (Conservation & Sustainable Management of Trees, Zimbabwe, July 1996)
History:
1997 Not Threatened (Walter and Gillett 1998)

Geographic Range [top]

Countries:
Native:
Angola (Angola); Cameroon; Congo; Congo, The Democratic Republic of the; Gabon; Nigeria
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: A rainforest species.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Heavily exploited for its commercial timber. Relatively few seed trees remain throughout its range.

Citation: African Regional Workshop (Conservation & Sustainable Management of Trees, Zimbabwe, July 1996) 1998. Afzelia pachyloba. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 16 September 2014.
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