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Placodiscus oblongifolius

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA SAPINDALES SAPINDACEAE

Scientific Name: Placodiscus oblongifolius
Species Authority: J.B.Hall

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable A1c, B1+2c ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Hawthorne, W.
History:
1997 Vulnerable (Walter and Gillett 1998)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This a common tree in Ghana. Restricted to the Upper Guinea region.
Countries:
Native:
Ghana
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Evergreen forest.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): A large part of the habitat has suffered losses because of mining, logging and commercial forestry activities.

Citation: Hawthorne, W. 1998. Placodiscus oblongifolius. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 24 July 2014.
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