Picrasma excelsa


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Picrasma excelsa
Species Authority: (Sw.) Planch.

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: A single population, now thought to be extinct, was once recorded from El Sabalo in Pinar del Río Province, Cuba, where the habitat has largely been deforested. Elsewhere in the Greater Antilles, the species and habitat have also suffered from overcutting. A record exists from northern Venezuela.
Cuba; Dominican Republic; Haiti; Jamaica; Puerto Rico; Saint Vincent and the Grenadines; Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Deforestation.

Citation: Areces-Mallea, A.E. 1998. Picrasma excelsa. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. <>. Downloaded on 03 September 2015.
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