Baikiaea plurijuga 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Fabales Fabaceae

Scientific Name: Baikiaea plurijuga Harms
Common Name(s):
English Rhodesian-teak, Zambesi Redwood

Assessment Information [top]

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

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:The dominant species of lowland tropical forest on Kalahari sands.
Countries occurrence:
Angola; Botswana; Namibia; Zambia; Zimbabwe
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Population [top]

Population:The forests are now degraded and considerably diminished because of increased logging over the last 50 years. Older individuals are also scarce. However, the range of the species has declined fractionally as it can regenerate in modified habitat types and also coppices well.
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:Lowland tropical forest.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Logging. Killed by frequent fires in Namibia.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Declared a protected tree in Namibia.

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre. 1998. Baikiaea plurijuga. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T33188A9758940. . Downloaded on 27 May 2018.
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