Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Myrtales Myrtaceae

Scientific Name: Pimenta oligantha
Species Authority: (Urban) Burret

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable D2 ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Areces-Mallea, A.E.
Previously published Red List assessments:
1998 Endangered (E)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Known only from Sierra de Nipe in the Oriente, this shrub or small tree is poorly documented. Only areas which are inaccessible remain relatively unspoiled.
Countries occurrence:
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Confined to a habitat declining through logging, overcutting, mining and tourism.

Citation: Areces-Mallea, A.E. 1998. Pimenta oligantha. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T35751A9956203. . Downloaded on 10 October 2015.
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