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Macaranga quadricornis

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA EUPHORBIALES EUPHORBIACEAE

Scientific Name: Macaranga quadricornis
Species Authority: Ridley

Assessment Information [top]

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

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: There are two main subpopulations; one in mountain forest at Gunong Nuong in Selangor and the other in lowland seasonal swamp in south-east Johore.
Countries:
Native:
Malaysia (Peninsular Malaysia)
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: A species of mountain forest and lowland seasonal swamp.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The Johore subpopulation is being deforested for the construction of resorts and it is doubtful that the species will survive there.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: The forest at Gunong Nuong is protected.

Citation: Kochummen, K.M. 1998. Macaranga quadricornis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 29 July 2014.
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