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Diospyros greenwayi

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA EBENALES EBENACEAE

Scientific Name: Diospyros greenwayi
Species Authority: F.White

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable B1+2c ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Lovett, J. & Clarke, G.P.
History:
1997 Rare (Walter and Gillett 1998)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Occurrences in Kenya are recorded from the Shimba Hills, Buda and Witu. It is known from a number of forest reserves in Tanzania and is apparently newly found in Somalia in the Jubbada Hoose region.
Countries:
Native:
Kenya; Somalia; Tanzania, United Republic of
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: A shrub or tree confined to remaining patches of forest.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The demand for agricultural land exerts heavy pressure throughout the range.

Citation: Lovett, J. & Clarke, G.P. 1998. Diospyros greenwayi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 27 August 2014.
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