|Scientific Name:||Lijndenia brenanii|
|Species Authority:||(A.Fern. & R.Fern.) Jacq.Fél.|
Memecylon brenanii A.Fern. & R.Fern.
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Critically Endangered B1ab(iii)+2ab(iii) ver 3.1|
|Assessor/s:||IUCN SSC East African Plants Red List Authority|
|Reviewer/s:||Hilton-Taylor, C. & Scott, J.A.|
|Contributor/s:||Luke, Q., Bangirinama, F., Beentje, H.J., Gereau, R., Kabuye, C., Kamau, P., Kindeketa, W., Maunder, M., Mwachala, G., Mwangoka, M. & Ndangalasi, H.|
As the sites count as a single location and the habitat is in decline, we regard this taxon as Critically Endangered; as it has been searched for and not found, it might be Extinct.
Two collections in the Usambara Mountains, Tanzania, in 1934 and 1961.
Native:Tanzania, United Republic of
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|Population:||No population size estimates for this species are available.|
|Habitat and Ecology:||A tree reaching 18 m. Found in lowland rainforests.|
|Major Threat(s):||The northern site has been searched specifically for this taxon by Stone & Luke, but the species was not refound. This site was impacted by the goldrush of 2000-2006. The Reserve has been logged in the past and has declined in quality; the exotic Maesopsis is coming in and impacting the habitat. This reserve has also been intensely collected by many collectors.|
One of the sites is within Amani Nature Reserve.
|Citation:||IUCN SSC East African Plants Red List Authority 2013. Lijndenia brenanii. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 20 April 2014.|
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