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
Needs updating
Assessor(s): World Conservation Monitoring Centre
Previously published Red List assessments:
1998 Insufficiently Known (K)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Recorded from several localities, including Ejagham, Mamfe, Tabo-agbokem in Cameroon.
Countries occurrence:
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 1998: e.T33910A9818747. . Downloaded on 10 October 2015.
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