Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Ebenales Sapotaceae

Scientific Name: Palaquium petiolare
Species Authority: (Thwaites) Engl.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Lower Risk/conservation dependent 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 Rare (R)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Endemic to Sri Lanka.
Countries occurrence:
Sri Lanka
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This canopy tree is restricted to the wet lowlands.
Systems: Terrestrial

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It is one of the dominant canopy species in the Sinharaja Biosphere Reserve and also occurs in several other forest reserves.

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre. 1998. Palaquium petiolare. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T33540A9791174. . Downloaded on 04 October 2015.
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