Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Liliopsida Arecales Palmae

Scientific Name: Copernicia gigas
Species Authority: E.L. Ekman ex Burret

Assessment Information [top]

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

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Eastern Cuba.
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: A palm tree confined to seasonally flooded woodland and savannah.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): It is suffering from excessive local exploitation of the trunk wood and leaves.

Citation: Moya, C. 1998. Copernicia gigas. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T38489A10116913. . Downloaded on 07 October 2015.
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