Bulbophyllum gravidum 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Liliopsida Orchidales Orchidaceae

Scientific Name: Bulbophyllum gravidum
Species Authority: Lindl.
Taxonomic Notes: Treated as a variety of B. cochleatum Lindl. by Vermeulen.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable D2 ver 2.3
Year Published: 2000
Date Assessed: 2000-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Cheek, M. & Cable, S.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is known from Bioko and Mt. Cameroon.
Countries occurrence:
Cameroon; Equatorial Guinea (Bioko)
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: The species is epiphytic in montane forest (1,500 m altitude).
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): On Mt Cameroon, past and future forest clearing for cocoyam farms pose a moderate threat.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: An attempt to rediscover this species should be followed by an evaluation of its population in terms of size, regeneration levels, and threats.

Citation: Cheek, M. & Cable, S. 2000. Bulbophyllum gravidum. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2000: e.T39570A10248845. . Downloaded on 28 November 2015.
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