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Gardenia gummifera

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA RUBIALES RUBIACEAE

Scientific Name: Gardenia gummifera
Species Authority: L.f.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Lower Risk/least concern ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): CAMP Workshops on Medicinal Plants, India (January 1997)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Found in Peninsular India.
Countries:
Native:
India
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Population [top]

Population: It remains fairly common but sparsely distributed.

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: A shrub or small tree of dry deciduous woodland.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The gum is tapped and traded.

Citation: CAMP Workshops on Medicinal Plants, India (January 1997) 1998. Gardenia gummifera. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 01 September 2014.
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