Boscia arabica 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Brassicales Capparaceae

Scientific Name: Boscia arabica Pestalozii

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable A1cd ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Ghazanfar, S.A.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:The species occurs in the foothills of the escarpment mountains in Dhofar, Oman, and neighbouring south-east Yemen.
Countries occurrence:
Oman; Yemen
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): It is vulnerable to cutting for fodder, timber and firewood. Trees are frequently damaged and regeneration is not evident in several subpopulations. The problem is more acute in Oman, where there has been a sharp influx of people since 1975.

Citation: Ghazanfar, S.A. 1998. Boscia arabica. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T34532A9874143. . Downloaded on 22 September 2018.
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