Aucoumea klaineana 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Sapindales Burseraceae

Scientific Name: Aucoumea klaineana Pierre

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable A1cd ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): White, L.
Previously published Red List assessments:

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Okoumé occurs abundantly in an area covering west and central Gabon and small areas of neighbouring countries.
Countries occurrence:
Cameroon; Congo; Equatorial Guinea; Gabon
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): It continues to be Gabon's most important commercial timber. Repeated felling has led to the deterioration of the gene pool in certain areas. There is some concern as to the long-term status of the species.

Citation: White, L. 1998. Aucoumea klaineana. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T33213A9766796. . Downloaded on 23 September 2018.
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