Asteropeia rhopaloides 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Theales Asteropeiaceae

Scientific Name: Asteropeia rhopaloides (Baker) Baill.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered A3cd ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
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Assessor(s): Randriantafika, F.M.
Reviewer(s): Birkinshaw, C., Lowry, P.P. & Rajeriarison, C. (Madagascar Plants RLA)
Selective exploitation for timber is threatening this species. Predicted future decline: 50–80%.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Antananarivo: Anjozorobe; Antsiranana: Manongarivo Special Reserve, Betsomanga, Masiaposa, Anjenabe; Toamasina: Beforona, Analamazaotra-Périnet Special Reserve, Analamay, Ampitsofanafo, Anosibe An’Ala, Zahamena National Parc, Sahamaloto; Toliara: Fort-Dauphin. Extent of occurrence: 87,426 km² and area of occupancy: 33,959 km².

Density: 1,215 individuals per ha; Abundance > 10,000 mature individuals. Number of subpopulations: 14; Number of subpopulations in protected areas: 5.
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Population [top]

Current Population Trend:Decreasing
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:Low and mid- elevation evergreen humid forest.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Habitat loss because of shifting cultivation. Possible decline because of selective exploitation for timber. Not tolerant to disturbance.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Included in protected areas: Manongarivo Special Reserve, Marojejy National Parc, Masoala National Parc, Analamazaotra Special Reserve, Zahamena Integral Natural Reserve.

Citation: Randriantafika, F.M. 2004. Asteropeia rhopaloides. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T46484A11054350. . Downloaded on 18 June 2018.
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