Memecylon rhinophyllum 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Myrtales Melastomataceae

Scientific Name: Memecylon rhinophyllum Thwaites

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Critically Endangered B1+2c ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): World Conservation Monitoring Centre
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Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:South-west Sri Lanka.
Countries occurrence:
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.
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

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

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre. 1998. Memecylon rhinophyllum. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T33519A9789558. . Downloaded on 24 April 2018.
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