Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Laurales Lauraceae

Scientific Name: Ocotea basicordatifolia
Species Authority: Vattimo

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered B1+2c ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Varty, N.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Serra de Paranapiacaba in Santo André.
Countries occurrence:
Brazil (São Paulo)
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This species is confined to a restricted area of Atlantic forest.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): It is under serious threat from uncontrolled industrial pollution.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: There is a biological reserve here within the Serra do Mar State Park. The species is included in the official list compiled by IBAMA of threatened Brazilian plants.

Citation: Varty, N. 1998. Ocotea basicordatifolia. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T33981A9819675. . Downloaded on 09 October 2015.
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