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Howea belmoreana

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA LILIOPSIDA ARECALES PALMAE

Scientific Name: Howea belmoreana
Species Authority: (C. Moore & F.Muell.) Becc.
Common Name(s):
English Curly Palm, Kentia Palm, Sentry Palm

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable D2 ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Johnson, D.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Endemic to Lord Howe Island.
Countries:
Native:
Australia (Lord Howe Is.)
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: A palm tree of lowland and submontane moist forest between 100 and 300 m.
Systems: Terrestrial

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: A valuable ornamental, the seeds of wild trees are collected and germinated, and the seedlings are exported. The seed industry is strictly regulated. Lord Howe Island is a World Heritage Site, most of which is a permanent park reserve.

Citation: Johnson, D. 1998. Howea belmoreana. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 28 November 2014.
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