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Lunania polydactyla

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA VIOLALES FLACOURTIACEAE

Scientific Name: Lunania polydactyla
Species Authority: Urban

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable B1+2c ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): World Conservation Monitoring Centre
History:
1997 Vulnerable (Walter and Gillett 1998)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Clarendon, Portland and St Thomas.
Countries:
Native:
Jamaica
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: An uncommon tree of hillside woodlands, occurring at altitudes of 480 to 900 m.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Logging and encroaching agriculture have caused extensive disturbance, causing almost complete loss or severe degradation of forest in St Thomas in particular.

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre 1998. Lunania polydactyla. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 26 October 2014.
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