Brucea macrocarpa 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Sapindales Simaroubaceae

Scientific Name: Brucea macrocarpa
Species Authority: Stannard

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): World Conservation Monitoring Centre
Previously published Red List assessments:
1998 Vulnerable (V)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This shrub or small tree is endemic to central Kenya, such as Kamiti, Thika Falls, Rojwero Swamp and Kiambu. Population numbers are small.
Countries occurrence:
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It is confined to areas of riverine or swamp forest.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The habitat is under pressure from increasing agricultural and settlement of the area.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: The Plant Conservation Programme in Kenya maintains living and seed collections.

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre. 1998. Brucea macrocarpa. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T34438A9868561. . Downloaded on 30 November 2015.
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