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
Needs updating
Assessor(s): World Conservation Monitoring Centre
Previously published Red List assessments:
1998 Endangered (E)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Found in south-west Sri Lanka and previously known from Kanneliya Forest Reserve.
Countries occurrence:
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.
Additional data:

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 1998: e.T33529A9790557. . Downloaded on 13 October 2015.
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