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Palaquium bourdillonii

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA EBENALES SAPOTACEAE

Scientific Name: Palaquium bourdillonii
Species Authority: Brandis

Assessment Information [top]

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

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Endemic to the southernmost part of the Western Ghats in the Agastyamalai Hills.
Countries:
Native:
India (Kerala, Tamil Nadu)
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Population [top]

Population: It has been collected or recorded from approximately six localities.

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: A relatively large tree occurring in evergreen forest between 500 and 1,300 m.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Large areas have been exposed to fires, grazing, the establishment of commercial plantations and cutting for fuelwood.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Almost 1,000 km² of forest are now under protection within sanctuaries.

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre 1998. Palaquium bourdillonii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 29 July 2014.
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