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Sideroxylon fimbriatum

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA EBENALES SAPOTACEAE

Scientific Name: Sideroxylon fimbriatum
Species Authority: Balf.f.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable D2 ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Assessor/s: Miller, A.
Reviewer/s: Abuzinada, A.H. & AL-Eisawi, D.M.H. (Arabian Plants Red List Authority)
Justification:
A rare species, with a very limited area of occupancy.
History:
1998 Vulnerable (Oldfield et al. 1998)
1998 Vulnerable

Geographic Range [top]

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

Population Trend: Unknown

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.
Systems: Terrestrial
Citation: Miller, A. 2004. Sideroxylon fimbriatum. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 23 April 2014.
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