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Copernicia brittonorum 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Liliopsida Arecales Palmae

Scientific Name: Copernicia brittonorum
Species Authority: León
Taxonomic Source(s): Govaerts, R., Dransfield, J., Zona, S.F, Hodel, D.R. and Henderson, A. 2011. World Checklist of Arecaceae. London Available at: http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/home.do. (Accessed: 16th December 2015).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable B1+2e ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Moya, C.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Las Villas and Pinar del Río are the only known localities of this palm tree.
Countries occurrence:
Native:
Cuba
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:It occurs in lowland woodlands and in open wetlands.
Systems:Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Local overexploitation of the timber and leaf fibre is causing a decline in population number and few individuals remain in the wild.

Citation: Moya, C. 1998. Copernicia brittonorum. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T38487A10116702. . Downloaded on 24 August 2016.
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