Sabal pumos 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Liliopsida Arecales Palmae

Scientific Name: Sabal pumos (Kunth) Burret
Common Name(s):
Spanish Palma redonda, Palma real, Pumos
Taxonomic Source(s): Govaerts, R., Dransfield, J., Zona, S.F, Hodel, D.R. and Henderson, A. 2011. World Checklist of Arecaceae. London Available at: (Accessed: 27/02/2014).

Assessment Information [top]

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

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:An endemic palm of Mexico confined to the Balsas Valley.
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:Found on sandy soils in the transition zone between tropical deciduous forest and oak forest.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Increasing agriculture is causing habitat loss.

Citation: Quero, H.J. 1998. Sabal pumos. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T38693A10139394. . Downloaded on 19 September 2017.
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