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Aspidosperma megalocarpon

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA GENTIANALES APOCYNACEAE

Scientific Name: Aspidosperma megalocarpon
Species Authority: Muell. Arg

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): World Conservation Monitoring Centre

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Populations are considered threatened at a national level in Ecuador, Mexico and throughout Central America.
Countries:
Native:
Belize; Colombia; Ecuador; El Salvador; Guatemala; Honduras; Mexico; Nicaragua; Panama; Suriname; Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: A common canopy tree of lowland seasonal rainforest.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): General habitat losses have been considerable in the last 50 years.

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre 1998. Aspidosperma megalocarpon. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 22 October 2014.
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