Dichrostachys kirkii 


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
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 occurrence:
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 1998: e.T35837A9961397. . Downloaded on 01 December 2015.
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