Eugenia verdoorniae 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Myrtales Myrtaceae

Scientific Name: Eugenia verdoorniae
Species Authority: A.E.van Wyk

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Lower Risk/near threatened ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Hilton-Taylor, C. <i>et al.</i>
Previously published Red List assessments:
1998 Rare (R)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Southern KwaZulu-Natal and the Pondoland area of the Eastern Cape.
Countries occurrence:
South Africa (Eastern Cape Province, KwaZulu-Natal)
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Population [top]

Population: Locally common in places.
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: A coastal forest species and attractive ornamental tree, confined to sandstone formations on forest margins and in the open on the banks and islands of some of the larger rivers.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Threats of increasing settlement and cutting for firewood and timber continue to put pressure on these remaining forest patches.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: There are recorded populations within three nature reserves and a few demarcated forests.

Citation: Hilton-Taylor, C. et al.. 1998. Eugenia verdoorniae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T34931A9898814. . Downloaded on 01 December 2015.
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