Cordia subcordata


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Cordia subcordata
Species Authority: Lam.

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: A very widespread tree.
Australia; British Indian Ocean Territory; Cambodia; China (Hainan); India; Indonesia; Kenya; Malaysia; Myanmar; Papua New Guinea (Bismarck Archipelago, North Solomons); Philippines; Singapore; Somalia; Sri Lanka; Tanzania, United Republic of; Thailand; Tuvalu; Vanuatu; Viet Nam
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Confined to coastal areas in scrub and occasionally in strand forest behind beaches or in thickets behind mangrove swamps.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): In the Papuasian region, a major concern has been the heavy exploitation of the species for native carvings and artifacts for the tourist trade, resulting in the rapid disappearance of many mature trees.

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre 1998. Cordia subcordata. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <>. Downloaded on 30 March 2015.
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