Shorea smithiana 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Theales Dipterocarpaceae

Scientific Name: Shorea smithiana
Species Authority: Sym.
Common Name(s):
English Light Red Meranti

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Critically Endangered A1cd ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Ashton, P.
Previously published Red List assessments:
1998 Not Threatened (nt)

Geographic Range [top]

Countries occurrence:
Indonesia (Kalimantan); Malaysia (Sabah, Sarawak)
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: A large tree of lowland areas.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Threatened by rates of exploitation. It is the major source of light red meranti timber for north-east Borneo.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Subpopulations are found in some forest reserves.

Citation: Ashton, P. 1998. Shorea smithiana. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T33138A9761547. . Downloaded on 25 May 2016.
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