Picrasma excelsa 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Sapindales Simaroubaceae

Scientific Name: Picrasma excelsa (Sw.) Planch.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable A1cd ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
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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.
Countries occurrence:
Cuba; Dominican Republic; Haiti; Jamaica; Puerto Rico; Saint Vincent and the Grenadines; Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Deforestation.

Citation: Areces-Mallea, A.E. 1998. Picrasma excelsa. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T38910A10155160. . Downloaded on 26 September 2018.
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