Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Sapindales Sapindaceae

Scientific Name: Allophylus aldabricus
Species Authority: Radlk.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable D2 ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): World Conservation Monitoring Centre

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Occurs on most of the islands making up Aldabra, Assumption, Cosmoledo and Astove.
Countries occurrence:
Seychelles (Aldabra)
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: A small tree or shrub, it is a constituent of inland mixed scrub.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Assumption has experienced strip-mining for phosphate or guano and the other islands have been cleared to some degree for the establishment of coconut and Casuarina plantations.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Aldabra is protected as a Strict Nature Reserve.

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre. 1998. Allophylus aldabricus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T37794A10073612. . Downloaded on 04 October 2015.
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