Chloroxylon swietenia 


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
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Asian Regional Workshop (Conservation & Sustainable Management of Trees, Viet Nam, August 1996)

Geographic Range [top]

Countries occurrence:
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. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T33260A9765049. . Downloaded on 25 November 2015.
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