Rytigynia longipedicellata 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Rubiales Rubiaceae

Scientific Name: Rytigynia longipedicellata
Species Authority: Verdcourt

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered B1+2bc ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Lovett, J. & Clarke, G.P.
Previously published Red List assessments:
1998 Vulnerable (V)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Rondo Forest Reserve (140 km²).
Countries occurrence:
Tanzania, United Republic of
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: A species which appears now to be confined to remaining areas of undisturbed coastal forest.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The forest has been severely disturbed by logging, shifting cultivation, wood collection and plantation establishment in the past.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: The presence of forest management staff activities is helping to discourage local exploitation.

Citation: Lovett, J. & Clarke, G.P. 1998. Rytigynia longipedicellata. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T35174A9916306. . Downloaded on 31 May 2016.
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