Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Proteales Proteaceae

Scientific Name: Helicia polyosmoides
Species Authority: D.Foreman

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Critically Endangered B1+2abcde ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Eddowes, P.J.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This small tree is restricted to Manus Island in the Bismarck Archipelago.
Countries occurrence:
Papua New Guinea (Bismarck Archipelago)
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Occurs in ridge forest between the elevations of 100 and 550 m.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): This species may face extinction through the commercial logging of its habitat.

Citation: Eddowes, P.J. 1998. Helicia polyosmoides. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T37609A10065785. . Downloaded on 09 October 2015.
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