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Mitragyna ledermannii

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA RUBIALES RUBIACEAE

Scientific Name: Mitragyna ledermannii
Species Authority: (K.Krause) Ridsdale
Synonym(s):
Fleroya ledermannii (K.Krause) Y.F.Deng
Hallea ledermannii (K.Krause) Verdc.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable A1c ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): African Regional Workshop (Conservation & Sustainable Management of Trees, Zimbabwe, July 1996)

Geographic Range [top]

Countries:
Native:
Angola (Angola); Benin; Cameroon; Congo; Congo, The Democratic Republic of the; Côte d'Ivoire; Equatorial Guinea; Gabon; Ghana; Liberia; Nigeria
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: A gregarious forest species restricted to swampy areas, rivers and also coastal regions. Regeneration is good in wet areas. It is able to reproduce vegetatively
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Overexploitation of the general-purpose timber and habitat degradation in large parts of its range are causing population declines.

Citation: African Regional Workshop (Conservation & Sustainable Management of Trees, Zimbabwe, July 1996) 1998. Mitragyna ledermannii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 30 July 2015.
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