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Dichrostachys kirkii

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA FABALES LEGUMINOSAE

Scientific Name: Dichrostachys kirkii
Species Authority: Benth.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Lower Risk/near threatened ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Thulin, M.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: A variable species known from central and southern Somalia extending to the eastern Ogaden in Ethiopia.
Countries:
Native:
Ethiopia; Somalia
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It occurs in dry deciduous bushland.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): In places the habitat is suffering from degradation caused by overcutting for charcoal production and by expanding agricultural activities.

Citation: Thulin, M. 1998. Dichrostachys kirkii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 18 December 2014.
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