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Delonix tomentosa

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA FABALES LEGUMINOSAE

Scientific Name: Delonix tomentosa
Species Authority: (R.Vig.) Capuron
Synonym/s:
Poinciana tomentosa R.Vig.

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: Du Puy, D. <i>et al.</i>

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This deciduous species, previously known only from the type collected from the Ankara Plateau in the Boina, has recently been reported from a small population on the Ankarana Massif. Its location is very inaccessible and no recent survey has been done.
Countries:
Native:
Madagascar
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Periodic fires on the Ankara Plateau are a threat.
Citation: Du Puy, D. et al. 1998. Delonix tomentosa. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 23 April 2014.
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