Mappia racemosa 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Icacinales Icacinaceae

Scientific Name: Mappia racemosa Jacq.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable A1cd ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Areces-Mallea, A.E.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:It has been overexploited for its valuable timber in the West Indies and is now reduced to very small populations on most islands: one tree on Jamaica, five trees on Puerto Rico. More information is needed on the Central American populations.
Countries occurrence:
Cuba; Dominican Republic; Guatemala; Haiti; Jamaica; Panama; Puerto Rico
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:A relatively widespread tree of semi-deciduous forest.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Logging and habitat destruction continue to pose a serious threat.

Citation: Areces-Mallea, A.E. 1998. Mappia racemosa. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T38909A10154923. . Downloaded on 23 September 2018.
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