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Pistacia mexicana

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA SAPINDALES ANACARDIACEAE

Scientific Name: Pistacia mexicana
Species Authority: H.B.K.
Common Name(s):
Spanish Pistche Cimarrón

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable A1c ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Ramirez-Marcial, N. & González-Espinosa, M.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: The species is restricted in altitudinal range and distribution. Populations are recorded from southern Mexico and Guatemala.
Countries:
Native:
Guatemala; Mexico
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Occurring in dry montane scrub or pine-oak formations.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The habitat is considerably reduced by the effects of growing agriculture and pastoralism.

Citation: Ramirez-Marcial, N. & González-Espinosa, M. 1998. Pistacia mexicana. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 15 September 2014.
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