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Sorbus anglica

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA ROSALES ROSACEAE

Scientific Name: Sorbus anglica
Species Authority: Hedl.
Taxonomic Notes: This is an apomictic hybrid. Treated by some as a synonym of Sorbus mougeotii Soy-Willem. & Godr.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable D1 ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Wigginton, M.J.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Occurs locally in small populations, in Devon, north Somerset, the Avon Gorge, Wye Valley, Shropshire, Brecon, Montgomery, Denbigh in the UK and Kerry in Ireland.
Countries:
Native:
Ireland; United Kingdom
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Population [top]

Population: The total population numbers about 600 individuals, the largest subpopulation being on Eglwyseg Mt. in Denbigh.

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: A shrub or small tree, usually on carboniferous limestone, on the edges of woodland or in scrub.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Subpopulations have been noted to show some variability despite the species being an apomict. It is the product of a cross between S. aucuparia and S. rupicola.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: The species is well protected in a number of nature reserves and Sites of Special Scientific Interest.

Citation: Wigginton, M.J. 1998. Sorbus anglica. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 22 November 2014.
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