Gossweilerodendron balsamiferum 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Fabales Fabaceae

Scientific Name: Gossweilerodendron balsamiferum (Verm.) Harms

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered A1cd ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): African Regional Workshop (Conservation & Sustainable Management of Trees, Zimbabwe, July 1996)
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Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Endemic to the Guineo-Congolian region.
Countries occurrence:
Angola; Cameroon; Congo; Congo, The Democratic Republic of the; Equatorial Guinea; Gabon; Nigeria
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Population [top]

Population:This timber species is declining in population numbers. In the main Democratic Republic of Congo/Nigeria forest block it is generally rare or absent.
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:It grows in mature little-disturbed lowland rainforest.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Heavy exploitation and habitat loss.

Citation: African Regional Workshop (Conservation & Sustainable Management of Trees, Zimbabwe, July 1996). 1998. Gossweilerodendron balsamiferum. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T33052A9753751. . Downloaded on 23 September 2018.
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