Alloxylon brachycarpum 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Proteales Proteaceae

Scientific Name: Alloxylon brachycarpum (Sleumer) P.H.Weston & Crisp
Embothrium brachycarpum Sleumer

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered A2cd ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Eddowes, P.J.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Confined to Western Province in south Papua New Guinea and adjacent Digul District, Irian Jaya, extending into the Aru Islands.
Countries occurrence:
Indonesia (Maluku, Papua); Papua New Guinea
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:This tree is scattered in lowland rainforest and monsoon forest.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The subpopulation around the Oriomo River in Western Province, is a relatively restricted and confined to a fragile ecosystem, which is under pressure from logging and destructive activities. It is expected that the subpopulation across the border into Irian Jaya is similarly threatened.

Citation: Eddowes, P.J. 1998. Alloxylon brachycarpum. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T38140A10102144. . Downloaded on 25 May 2018.
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