Canarium littorale


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Canarium littorale
Species Authority: Blume
Taxonomic Notes: Five forms of this variable species are recognised: forma purpurascens, forma tomentosum, forma pruinosum, forma rufum and forma littorale. Only forma pruinosum appears to be restricted in some way.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Lower Risk/least concern ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): World Conservation Monitoring Centre

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Confined to Sabah and Sarawak.
Brunei Darussalam; Indonesia; Malaysia; Singapore; Viet Nam
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Population [top]

Population: It is locally common.

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Occurring in secondary forest, especially on periodically flooded sandy alluvium.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): An important source of kedondong timber used in house construction.

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre 1998. Canarium littorale. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <>. Downloaded on 27 March 2015.
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