Asteropeia labatii 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Theales Asteropeiaceae

Scientific Name: Asteropeia labatii G.E.Schatz, Lowry & A.-E.Wolf

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered A3cd ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Randriantafika, F.M.
Reviewer(s): Birkinshaw, C., Lowry, P.P. & Rajeriarison, C. (Madagascar Plants RLA)
Based on the rate of habitat loss due to exploitation of trees for timber and firewood and frequent grassland fires, this species is projected to be facing a 50–80% decline in the future.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Fianarantsoa: Ambatofinandrahana, Ingaro, Isalo National Parc, Col des Tapia, Itremo, Andringitra Integral Natural Reserve; Toliara: Benenitra, Sakamarekely. Extent of occurrence: 36,175 km² and area of occupancy: 1,054 km².

Density: 10 individuals per ha; Abundance: 2,500–10,000 mature individuals. Number of subpopulations: 15, number of subpopulations in protected area: 5
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Population [top]

Current Population Trend:Decreasing
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:Found in Sclerophyllous woodland.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Habitat loss due to exploitation of trees for timber and firewood, grassland fire. Utilized as timber (quite heavily exploited close to villages but trunks re-grow after felling), firewood, and medicine.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Occurs in Isalo National Parc and Andringitra National Parc.

Citation: Randriantafika, F.M. 2004. Asteropeia labatii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T46479A11053338. . Downloaded on 18 September 2018.
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