Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Malvales Elaeocarpaceae

Scientific Name: Elaeocarpus recurvatus
Species Authority: Corner

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable 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 Rare (R)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: The species is endemic to the Anamalai range and parts of the Nilgiris.
Countries occurrence:
India (Tamil Nadu)
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Occurring in evergreen forest and shola forest above 1,800 m.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Its habitat has been strongly affected by fire and conversion to commercial plantations.

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre. 1998. Elaeocarpus recurvatus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T33642A9800036. . Downloaded on 10 October 2015.
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