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Adansonia perrieri

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA MALVALES BOMBACACEAE

Scientific Name: Adansonia perrieri
Species Authority: Capuron

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered B1+2c, C2a ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): World Conservation Monitoring Centre
History:
1997 Insufficiently Known (Walter and Gillett 1998)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Confined to the northern tip of Madagascar the species is known from just five sites.
Countries:
Native:
Madagascar
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Population [top]

Population: Although further locations are likely to be found the known populations are evidently very small; only one, at Ambondromifehy, contains more than a dozen individuals.

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): This region of northern Madagascar is considerably disturbed by fire and the extraction of firewood and timber. Seed predation by rats also appears to be limiting the chances of population recruitment.

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre 1998. Adansonia perrieri. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 25 October 2014.
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