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Butia eriospatha

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA LILIOPSIDA ARECALES PALMAE

Scientific Name: Butia eriospatha
Species Authority: (Mart. ex Drude) Becc.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable A1c ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Noblick, L.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Restricted to southern Brazil. Wild subpopulations are declining.
Countries:
Native:
Brazil (Paraná, Rio Grande do Sul, Santa Catarina)
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: A small palm tree of open forest and Araucaria forest between 700 and 1,200 m.
Systems: Terrestrial

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: The species is widely cultivated.

Citation: Noblick, L. 1998. Butia eriospatha. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 22 October 2014.
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