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Brachystegia kennedyi

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA FABALES LEGUMINOSAE

Scientific Name: Brachystegia kennedyi
Species Authority: Hoyle

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 Insufficiently Known (Walter and Gillett 1998)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Recorded from several localities, including Ejagham, Mamfe, Tabo-agbokem in Cameroon.
Countries:
Native:
Cameroon; Nigeria
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: A tall straight timber tree of local cultural importance. Occurs in lowland rainforest.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Forest outside protected areas has significantly declined because of large-scale logging and clearing for agriculture.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: The largest and most stable population probably occurs in Cross River National Park in Nigeria.

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre 1998. Brachystegia kennedyi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 02 October 2014.
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