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Acacia venosa 

Scope:Global
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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Fabales Leguminosae

Scientific Name: Acacia venosa
Species Authority: Hochst. ex Benth.
Taxonomic Notes: May be transferred to Racosperma.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable A1c+2c ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): World Conservation Monitoring Centre
Previously published Red List assessments:
  • 1997 – Endangered (E)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Confined to parts of west Eritrea, Tigray and Gondar on the high plateau where the majority of the Ethiopian population lives.
Countries occurrence:
Native:
Eritrea; Ethiopia
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:A woodland species.
Systems:Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The northern forests have diminished most noticeably because of the expansion of farmed land and human habitation and overcutting for fuelwood.

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre. 1998. Acacia venosa. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T34397A9859670. . Downloaded on 23 July 2016.
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