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Cryptocarya palawanensis

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA LAURALES LAURACEAE

Scientific Name: Cryptocarya palawanensis
Species Authority: Merr.

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): World Conservation Monitoring Centre
History:
1997 Indeterminate (Walter and Gillett 1998)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Palawan endemic.
Countries:
Native:
Philippines
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Occurs in forest next to mangrove stands at sea level.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Mangrove areas continue to be depleted by local people collecting firewood and construction timber, despite their forest reserve status.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: The main island is declared a biosphere reserve.

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre 1998. Cryptocarya palawanensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 25 July 2014.
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