Adansonia za 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Malvales Malvaceae

Scientific Name: Adansonia za Baill.

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): World Conservation Monitoring Centre

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:From Andohahela and the Mandrare River in the south-west through southern and western Madagascar to the Boina region and the Sambirano River basin. It is less abundant and restricted to riverine areas in the north-west.
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:A species of dry or spiny forest, savannahs and scrubland.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The abundance and the wide range of the species ensures that it is relatively safe. However, several subpopulations are threatened with forest clearance and, given the long generation time of the baobab and the dramatic habitat loss that has occurred in the past, the species may be more vulnerable.

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre. 1998. Adansonia za. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T37680A10066170. . Downloaded on 18 June 2018.
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