Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Malvales Bombacaceae

Scientific Name: Durio dulcis
Species Authority: Becc.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable A1c ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): World Conservation Monitoring Centre

Geographic Range [top]

Countries occurrence:
Indonesia (Kalimantan); Malaysia (Sabah, Sarawak)
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: A large tree found scattered in lowland mixed dipterocarp forest.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Forest clearance and degradation because of agriculture and logging are major threats to the habitat. In addition this species is suffering from some genetic erosion. The fruit is sold in local and urban markets, but the species is rarely planted because of its short fruiting period. The wood is probably one of the most important sources of durian timber in Sarawak.

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre. 1998. Durio dulcis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T34565A9871175. . Downloaded on 09 October 2015.
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