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Rytigynia longipedicellata

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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
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Lovett, J. & Clarke, G.P.
History:
1997 Vulnerable (Walter and Gillett 1998)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Rondo Forest Reserve (140 km²).
Countries:
Native:
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. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 01 October 2014.
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