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Nauclea diderrichii

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA RUBIALES RUBIACEAE

Scientific Name: Nauclea diderrichii
Species Authority: (De Wild. & T.Durand) Merrill

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): 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; Central African Republic; Congo; Congo, The Democratic Republic of the; Côte d'Ivoire; Gabon; Ghana; Liberia; Nigeria; Sierra Leone; Uganda
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Population [top]

Population: A widespread species which is found in low densities in the wild.

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Occurs in lowland evergreen forest, up to 800 m altitude (in Cameroon at least)
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): It is heavily exploited for its timber, which is used in general construction work. Regeneration is good in large canopy gaps but the species is outcompeted by other pioneers after clear-felling.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Good management of lowland production forest reserves should ensure the survival of this species.

Citation: African Regional Workshop (Conservation & Sustainable Management of Trees, Zimbabwe, July 1996) 1998. Nauclea diderrichii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 29 July 2014.
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