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Carpoxylon macrospermum

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA LILIOPSIDA ARECALES PALMAE

Scientific Name: Carpoxylon macrospermum
Species Authority: H.A. Wendland & Drude

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Critically Endangered D ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Dowe, J.L.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Aneityum, Tanna and Futuna. Approximately 40 individuals exist in the wild and another 120 mature trees are cultivated around villages. Regeneration is moderate.
Countries:
Native:
Vanuatu
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Confined to areas of lowland rainforest.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): A palm tree of ornamental interest.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: The species is protected and the subject of a conservation plan managed by the Vanuatu Forestry Department.

Citation: Dowe, J.L. 1998. Carpoxylon macrospermum. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 01 August 2014.
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