Alstonia pneumatophora 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Gentianales Apocynaceae

Scientific Name: Alstonia pneumatophora
Species Authority: Backer

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): Sidiyasa, K.

Geographic Range [top]

Countries occurrence:
Indonesia; Malaysia; Thailand
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: A tree of mixed peat-swamp forest. Alstonia spp. Are a fast growing species that readily invades disturbed areas are not considered to be threatened.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): In some localities stands of palai are suffering from logging and shifting agriculture. Traded with other members of the genus as 'pulai' timber.

Citation: Sidiyasa, K. 1998. Alstonia pneumatophora. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T33231A9769850. . Downloaded on 29 November 2015.
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