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Canarium asperum

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA SAPINDALES BURSERACEAE

Scientific Name: Canarium asperum
Species Authority: Benth.

Assessment Information [top]

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

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: A variable species which has been split into two subspecies (ssp. asperum and ssp. papuanum); subspecies asperum is further divided into two varieties (var. asperum and var. clementis).
Countries:
Native:
Brunei Darussalam; Indonesia (Jawa); Malaysia; Papua New Guinea; Philippines; Solomon Islands
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: The species is common and occurs in a wide variety of habitats from dry to wet forest, open forest and savanna.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The trees are cut for kedondong timber. It is utilized as a fuelwood and has numerous social uses in the Solomon Islands.

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre 1998. Canarium asperum. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 25 October 2014.
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