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Tricalysia africana

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA RUBIALES RUBIACEAE

Scientific Name: Tricalysia africana
Species Authority: (Sim) Robbr.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable A2c ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Hilton-Taylor, C. <i>et al.</i>
History:
1997 Endangered (Walter and Gillett 1998)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: A shrub or small tree endemic to Pondoland in the Transkei in the area between the Mtentu River and Port St. Johns. It occurs in Mkambati Game Reserve and in a number of demarcated forests, which are no longer well protected.
Countries:
Native:
South Africa (Eastern Cape Province)
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Confined to the margins or understorey of evergreen coastal forest on sandstone outcrops.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Under threat from increasing settlement, cutting for firewood and timber, agricultural activities and browsing by livestock.

Citation: Hilton-Taylor, C. et al. 1998. Tricalysia africana. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 31 July 2014.
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