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Pterocarpus marsupium

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA FABALES LEGUMINOSAE

Scientific Name: Pterocarpus marsupium
Species Authority: Roxb.
Common Name(s):
English East Indian/malabar Kino

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable A1cd ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): World Conservation Monitoring Centre

Geographic Range [top]

Countries:
Native:
Sri Lanka
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Dry zone tree.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): This tree is declining in Sri Lanka, as it is exploited for its timber and its medicinal bark and latex.

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre 1998. Pterocarpus marsupium. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 19 December 2014.
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