Sarcolaena codonochlamys 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Malvales Sarcolaenaceae

Scientific Name: Sarcolaena codonochlamys
Species Authority: Baker

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Near Threatened ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Ludovic, R.
Reviewer(s): Birkinshaw, C., Lowry, P.P., Rajeriarison, C. & Randrianasolo, A. (Madagascar Plants RLA)
Almost qualifies for listing as Vulnerable under Criterion B (meets the range thresholds and there is continuing decline due to habitat loss, but the species is known from more than ten locations).

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Antsiranana: Marokasaka, Ankarana, Manongarivo. Extent of occurrence: 5,782 km², area of occupancy: 1,989 km².

Abundance: 14,850 matures individuals. Number of subpopulations: 15, number of subpopulations in protected areas: two.
Countries occurrence:
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Population [top]

Current Population Trend: Decreasing
Additional data:

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Mid- elevation evergreen humid forest.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Habitat loss from selective exploitation and poor regeneration, shifting agriculture, and fire. Utilized as charcoal and wood fuel. Timber also used for construction.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Included in Ankarana RS, Manongarivo RS.

Citation: Ludovic, R. 2004. Sarcolaena codonochlamys. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T46500A11058933. . Downloaded on 25 November 2015.
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