Ficus bizanae 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Urticales Moraceae

Scientific Name: Ficus bizanae
Species Authority: Hutch. & Burtt Davy

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable C2a 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: Mainly found in the Transkei, Eastern Cape, but also in southern KwaZulu-Natal and in a disjunct subpopulation in Ngoye forest, northern KwaZulu-Natal.
Countries occurrence:
South Africa (Eastern Cape Province, KwaZulu-Natal)
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Population [top]

Population: It is known from approximately six localities and does not seem to be common anywhere.
Additional data:

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: A species of coastal and riverine forest.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Although a number of localities are in demarcated forest reserves, these reserves have not been effectively protected since 1994. Many forest patches are under threat from people collecting firewood and timber and expanding settlements.

Citation: Hilton-Taylor, C. et al.. 1998. Ficus bizanae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T34954A9900711. . Downloaded on 27 November 2015.
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