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Copaifera salikounda

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA FABALES LEGUMINOSAE

Scientific Name: Copaifera salikounda
Species Authority: Heckel

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)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: An Upper Guinea endemic.
Countries:
Native:
Côte d'Ivoire; Ghana; Guinea; Liberia; Sierra Leone
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Population [top]

Population: It can occur commonly and regeneration appears to be good.

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Most abundant in moist evergreen forests.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Exploitation of the timber, as well as habitat loss, throughout its range are causing population declines.
Citation: African Regional Workshop (Conservation & Sustainable Management of Trees, Zimbabwe, July 1996) 1998. Copaifera salikounda. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 21 April 2014.
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