Vitex parviflora 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Lamiales Verbenaceae

Scientific Name: Vitex parviflora
Species Authority: Juss.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable A1cd ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): World Conservation Monitoring Centre

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Molave is the dominant timber species in monsoon forest in the Philippines.
Countries occurrence:
Indonesia (Lesser Sunda Is., Maluku, Sulawesi); Malaysia; Philippines
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It occurs on well-drained limestone soils in monsoon forest.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Exploitation of the highly prized timber has led to the reduction of molave forests.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: The species is now subject to felling controls.

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre. 1998. Vitex parviflora. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T33339A9777894. . Downloaded on 27 November 2015.
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