Wendlandia arabica 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Rubiales Rubiaceae

Scientific Name: Wendlandia arabica
Species Authority: DC.

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: A small tree with populations divided between Somalia and Yemen. In the latter country the species is very sparsely scattered along a few wadis near Turbah in the south.
Countries occurrence:
Somalia; Yemen
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: The species is restricted to areas of riverine forest and bushland in the northern mountains of Somalia. Trees are often stunted because of browsing.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The increasing demand for timber and wood is putting remaining populations under some pressure.

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre. 1998. Wendlandia arabica. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T37886A10078892. . Downloaded on 01 December 2015.
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