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Cola boxiana

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA MALVALES STERCULIACEAE

Scientific Name: Cola boxiana
Species Authority: Brenan & Keay

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered B1+2c ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Hawthorne, W.
History:
1997 Endangered (Walter and Gillett 1998)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Endemic to Ghana.
Countries:
Native:
Ghana
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Population [top]

Population: This tree is generally rare. It is most common in the Atewa range and occurs in neighbouring forest reserves. Its status could prove to be more threatened after necessary survey work.

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Confined to upland evergreen forest.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Farming, fire, forest management and large-scale mining continue to put pressure on the species habitat.

Citation: Hawthorne, W. 1998. Cola boxiana. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 30 August 2014.
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