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Bottegoa insignis

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA SAPINDALES SAPINDACEAE

Scientific Name: Bottegoa insignis
Species Authority: Chiov.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Lower Risk/near threatened ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Thulin, M.
History:
1997 Rare (Walter and Gillett 1998)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: The largest subpopulation occurs in central and southern Somalia. The species extends into small areas of the Ogaden in Ethiopia and north-east Kenya.
Countries:
Native:
Ethiopia; Kenya; Somalia
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: A rare species of Acacia-Commiphora woodland.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): In places the habitat is under some threat of degradation because of farming activities and overcutting for charcoal production.

Citation: Thulin, M. 1998. Bottegoa insignis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 28 November 2014.
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