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Syzygium phyllyraeoides

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA MYRTALES MYRTACEAE

Scientific Name: Syzygium phyllyraeoides
Species Authority: (Trimen) Santapau

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: Found in south-west Sri Lanka and previously known from Kanneliya Forest Reserve.
Countries:
Native:
Sri Lanka
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Population [top]

Population: It was not found during the extensive forest surveys conducted between 1991 and 1996 for the National Conservation Review, suggesting that the species is either extremely rare or possibly extinct.

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: A rare tree restricted to lowland rainforest.
Systems: Terrestrial

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre 1998. Syzygium phyllyraeoides. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 18 December 2014.
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