Banara vanderbiltii 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Violales Flacourtiaceae

Scientific Name: Banara vanderbiltii
Species Authority: Urban
Common Name(s):
Spanish Palo De Ramon

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Critically Endangered D ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): World Conservation Monitoring Centre

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: A horticulturally attractive small tree, known from two populations in the wild, accounting for about 18 individuals.
Countries occurrence:
Puerto Rico
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: One population occurs on a moist limestone hill.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The population from moist limestone hill may be under potential threat from quarrying. Grazing and farming are also concerns.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: The numbers of plants in cultivation, mostly located in Fairchild Tropical Garden, exceed those in the wild.

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre. 1998. Banara vanderbiltii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T38929A10157343. . Downloaded on 30 November 2015.
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