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Shorea leprosula

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA THEALES DIPTEROCARPACEAE

Scientific Name: Shorea leprosula
Species Authority: Miq.
Common Name(s):
English Light Red Meranti, Meranti

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered A1cd ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Ashton, P.
History:
1997 Not Threatened (Walter and Gillett 1998)

Geographic Range [top]

Countries:
Native:
Indonesia (Sumatera); Malaysia (Peninsular Malaysia); Singapore; Thailand
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Population [top]

Population: This species is still found, sometimes in forest reserves.

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Has suffered a massive population reduction mainly because of the rates of exploitation of its light red meranti timber.

Citation: Ashton, P. 1998. Shorea leprosula. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 20 November 2014.
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