Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Fabales Leguminosae

Scientific Name: Acacia sarcophylla
Species Authority: Chiov.
Taxonomic Notes: May be transferred to Racosperma.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Lower Risk/near threatened ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Thulin, M.
Previously published Red List assessments:
1998 Rare (R)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: A species found in northern Somalia and also on the island of Socotra.
Countries occurrence:
Somalia; Yemen (Socotra)
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Habitat degradation largely from overcutting and charcoal production is a threat.

Citation: Thulin, M. 1998. Acacia sarcophylla. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T34513A9872378. . Downloaded on 09 October 2015.
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