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Cariniana legalis

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA LECYTHIDALES LECYTHIDACEAE

Scientific Name: Cariniana legalis
Species Authority: (Martius) Kuntze

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable A1ac ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Americas Regional Workshop (Conservation & Sustainable Management of Trees, Costa Rica, November 1996)

Geographic Range [top]

Countries:
Native:
Brazil (Alagoas, Bahia, Espírito Santo, Minas Gerais, Paraíba, Pernambuco, Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo)
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: A large emergent tree, sparsely scattered in areas of lowland non-flooded rainforest, such as Atlantic forest, mesophyllous, riverine or hygrophyllous forest and semi-deciduous woodland. Large trees also remain in agricultural areas and coffee plantations.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Populations frequently occur on fertile land and considerable habitat loss has caused declines in the species.

Citation: Americas Regional Workshop (Conservation & Sustainable Management of Trees, Costa Rica, November 1996) 1998. Cariniana legalis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 29 July 2014.
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