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Calliandra comosa

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA FABALES LEGUMINOSAE

Scientific Name: Calliandra comosa
Species Authority: (Sw.) Benth.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable D2 ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): World Conservation Monitoring Centre
History:
1997 Endangered (Walter and Gillett 1998)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Known only from Manchester and Trelawny. The somewhat inaccessible distribution of the species' habitat is likely to have impeded excessive clearing.
Countries:
Native:
Jamaica
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: The species is found on jagged limestone cliffs.
Systems: Terrestrial

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre 1998. Calliandra comosa. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 28 July 2014.
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