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Boswellia pirottae

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA SAPINDALES BURSERACEAE

Scientific Name: Boswellia pirottae
Species Authority: Chiov.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Lower Risk/near threatened ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): World Conservation Monitoring Centre
History:
1997 Rare (Walter and Gillett 1998)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Subpopulations are isolated and restricted along the Tekeze, Abay and Gibe river systems.
Countries:
Native:
Ethiopia
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Woodland on steep rocky slopes.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The human population and agricultural activities are increasing in the area.

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre 1998. Boswellia pirottae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 23 December 2014.
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