Sideroxylon fimbriatum 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Ebenales Sapotaceae

Scientific Name: Sideroxylon fimbriatum Balf.f.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable D2 ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Miller, A.
Reviewer(s): Abuzinada, A.H. & AL-Eisawi, D.M.H. (Arabian Plants Red List Authority)
A rare species, with a very limited area of occupancy.
Previously published Red List assessments:

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Endemic to Socotra.
Countries occurrence:
Yemen (Socotra)
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Population [top]

Current Population Trend:Unknown
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:Uncommon, in dense montane woodland in the Haggeher mountains. Altitude of 550–1,300 m.

Balfour (Bayley Balfour 1888) notes that he found it in the valley opening upon the Kadhab [Qadhub] plain . This is presumably Wadi Ayheft and it probably grows at the headwaters of the valley.

Citation: Miller, A. 2004. Sideroxylon fimbriatum. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T37868A10082586. . Downloaded on 24 May 2018.
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