Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Myrtales Myrtaceae

Scientific Name: Pimenta jamaicensis
Species Authority: (Britton & Harris) Proctor
Common Name(s):
English Wild Pimento

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Lower Risk/near threatened ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): World Conservation Monitoring Centre
Previously published Red List assessments:
1998 Rare (R)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: It is restricted to the highlands of Jamaica.
Countries occurrence:
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Highlands above 600 m.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): A popular source of firewood but populations are probably most seriously threatened by habitat degradation.

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre. 1998. Pimenta jamaicensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T35749A9955767. . Downloaded on 10 October 2015.
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