Citrus taiwanica 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Sapindales Rutaceae

Scientific Name: Citrus taiwanica
Species Authority: Tamaka & Limada

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Critically Endangered B1+2ab, C2a ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Pan, F.J.
Previously published Red List assessments:
1998 Rare (R)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Confined to a few isolated populations in the region of Hsinchu and Taitung.
Countries occurrence:
Taiwan, Province of China
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Population [top]

Population: Once widely scattered, the species has become scarce.
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Lowland forest.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The future prospects of its survival are poor as regeneration is severely hampered by the use of the tree as a rootstock in citrus plantations and by the extensive loss of habitat.

Citation: Pan, F.J. 1998. Citrus taiwanica. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T35142A9914463. . Downloaded on 30 November 2015.
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