Nauclea diderrichii 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Gentianales Rubiaceae

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

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable 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]

Countries occurrence:
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.
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

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

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 1998: e.T33058A9746387. . Downloaded on 25 June 2018.
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