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Coffea macrocarpa

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA RUBIALES RUBIACEAE

Scientific Name: Coffea macrocarpa
Species Authority: A. Rich.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable C2a ver 2.3
Year Published: 2000
Date Assessed: 2000-06-30
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Dulloo, M.E.
Reviewer(s): Dulloo, M.E. & Florens, D. (Indian Ocean Island Plant Red List Authority)
Justification:
The total number of mature individuals does not exceed 10,000 and each subpopulation is less than 1,000 individuals. There is no evidence of natural regenaration.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is mainly located in the uplands within most of the native forest. It has a rather broad distribution extending from southwest of the island to the east at Mt. des Creoles, and as far north as Gaulettes Serres. Historically it has been collected at Le Pouce (in 1864), but no collection from this locality has been made since. The Pouce forest is extremely degraded by alien species. It has been collected from Savanne, Colville near Moka, Mt. Bambous and Mt. Blanche, in the past but is now extirpated from these localities.
Countries:
Native:
Mauritius
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Population [top]

Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: The species has been recorded in climax montane rain forest and lowland moist forest to open Sideroxylon forest. Altitude ranges from 280 to 700 m.
Systems: Terrestrial

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Some of the populations are located within the National Park and Nature Reserves in the Conservation Management Area where alien species are regularly controlled.

Citation: Dulloo, M.E. 2000. Coffea macrocarpa. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 28 July 2014.
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