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Diospyros barberi

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA EBENALES EBENACEAE

Scientific Name: Diospyros barberi
Species Authority: Ramaswami

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable B1+2c ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): World Conservation Monitoring Centre

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: One of the trees endemic to the Agastyamalai Hills.
Countries:
Native:
India (Kerala, Tamil Nadu)
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Large parts of the forest here have been affected by fires, grazing, the incursion of commercial plantations and cutting for fuelwood.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Almost 1,000 km² of forest are relatively well protected within sanctuaries.

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre 1998. Diospyros barberi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 23 August 2014.
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