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Lyonia elliptica

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA ERICALES ERICACEAE

Scientific Name: Lyonia elliptica
Species Authority: (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
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Areces-Mallea, A.E.
History:
1997 Vulnerable (Walter and Gillett 1998)

Geographic Range [top]

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

Population: This is a rare species.

Habitat and Ecology [top]

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

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. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 22 September 2014.
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