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Cinnamomum chemungianum

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA LAURALES LAURACEAE

Scientific Name: Cinnamomum chemungianum
Species Authority: Mohan & Henry

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered B1+2c ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): World Conservation Monitoring Centre

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Known only from the type collection in the Agastyamalai Hills.
Countries:
Native:
India (Tamil Nadu)
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: The species occurs in the forest understorey at 1,400 m.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Large areas have been exposed to fires, grazing, the establishment of commercial plantations and cutting for fuelwood

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: About 1,000 km² of forest remain protected within sanctuaries.

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre 1998. Cinnamomum chemungianum. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 03 September 2014.
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