Lyonia elliptica 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Ericales Ericaceae

Scientific Name: Lyonia elliptica (C.Wright ex Small) Alain

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered B1+2c ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Areces-Mallea, A.E.
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Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:The species is very localised near Monte Verde in the Nipe-Baracoa Massif, Guantánamo.
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Population [top]

Population:This is a rare species.
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:Shrub or small tree occurring only in rainforest on ferralitic soils.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Its habitat is susceptible to cutting and logging.

Citation: Areces-Mallea, A.E. 1998. Lyonia elliptica. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T35597A9938510. . Downloaded on 22 May 2018.
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