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Chloroxylon swietenia

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA SAPINDALES RUTACEAE

Scientific Name: Chloroxylon swietenia
Species Authority: DC.
Common Name/s:
English East Indian Satinwood

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable A1c ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor/s: Asian Regional Workshop (Conservation & Sustainable Management of Trees, Viet Nam, August 1996)

Geographic Range [top]

Countries:
Native:
India (Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Tamil Nadu); Madagascar; Sri Lanka
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: East Indian satinwood occurs in dry mixed evergreen forest.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): It is a slow-growing species which has become very scarce in most areas because of timber exploitation.
Citation: Asian Regional Workshop (Conservation & Sustainable Management of Trees, Viet Nam, August 1996) 1998. Chloroxylon swietenia. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 24 April 2014.
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