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Chapmannia reghidensis

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA FABALES LEGUMINOSAE

Scientific Name: Chapmannia reghidensis
Species Authority: Thulin & McKean

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered B2ab(iii) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Assessor(s): Miller, A.
Reviewer(s): Abuzinada, A.H. & AL-Eisawi, D.M.H. (Arabian Plants Red List Authority)
Justification:
A tree with a very restricted distribution, known only from woodland at one location where it occupies an area of considerably less than 500 km². Exploitation of this woodland is predicted to increase in the next few years leading to a decrease in the quality of its habitat.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Endemic to Soqotra.
Countries:
Native:
Yemen (Socotra)
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Population [top]

Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Locally common in semi-deciduous woodland in the Muqadrihon Pass and Reyged plateau. Altitude of 450–550 m.

Distinguished from all other species of Chapmannia on Soqotra by its narrow leaflets. It could, perhaps, be confused with narrow-leaved forms C. gracile (with which it sometimes grows) but can be separated from that species by its many-flowered inflorescence and the general absence of indumentum on its stem, leaves and calyx.
Systems: Terrestrial

Citation: Miller, A. 2004. Chapmannia reghidensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 21 December 2014.
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