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Memecylon rhinophyllum

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA MYRTALES MELASTOMATACEAE

Scientific Name: Memecylon rhinophyllum
Species Authority: Thwaites

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Critically Endangered B1+2c ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): World Conservation Monitoring Centre
History:
1997 Endangered (Walter and Gillett 1998)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: South-west Sri Lanka.
Countries:
Native:
Sri Lanka
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Population [top]

Population: It is apparently locally common but confined to a single forest reserve. Only nine individuals were discovered in at a single site during the extensive National Conservation Review forest surveys.

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: A tree restricted to lowland wet evergreen forest.
Systems: Terrestrial

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre 1998. Memecylon rhinophyllum. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 23 August 2014.
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