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Sorbus bristoliensis

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA ROSALES ROSACEAE

Scientific Name: Sorbus bristoliensis
Species Authority: Wilmott
Taxonomic Notes: The species is apomictic and the product of hybridisation between S. rupicola (Syme) Hedl. and S. torminalis (L.) Crantz.

Assessment Information [top]

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

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Endemic to the Avon Gorge, both the Somerset and Gloucestershire sides.
Countries:
Native:
United Kingdom
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Population [top]

Population: A population of about 100 plants exists and is increasing in number.

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: The species occurs on carboniferous limestone in woodland and scrub.
Systems: Terrestrial

Citation: Wigginton, M.J. 1998. Sorbus bristoliensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 30 July 2014.
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