Vitex parviflora


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

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.
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. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <>. Downloaded on 21 April 2014.
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