Cinnamomum kotoense 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Laurales Lauraceae

Scientific Name: Cinnamomum kotoense
Species Authority: Kaneh. & Sas.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Critically Endangered C2a ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Lu, S.Y. & Pan, F.J.
Previously published Red List assessments:
1998 Endangered (E)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:A beautiful tree restricted to a few small subpopulations on Lanyu Island.
Countries occurrence:
Taiwan, Province of China
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Population [top]

Population:There are up to 200 or more mature trees.
Additional data:

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:Lowland broadleaved forest.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Only a small fraction of the 200 trees set seed.

Classifications [top]

In-Place Research, Monitoring and Planning
In-Place Land/Water Protection and Management
In-Place Species Management
In-Place Education
1. Residential & commercial development -> 1.1. Housing & urban areas
♦ timing: Ongoing    
→ Stresses
  • 1. Ecosystem stresses -> 1.1. Ecosystem conversion
  • 1. Ecosystem stresses -> 1.2. Ecosystem degradation

5. Biological resource use -> 5.3. Logging & wood harvesting -> 5.3.1. Intentional use: (subsistence/small scale)
♦ timing: Ongoing    
→ Stresses
  • 2. Species Stresses -> 2.1. Species mortality

Bibliography [top]

Chang, C. 1988. Threatened plants of Botel Tobago (unpublished).

Lu, S.Y. and Pan, F.J. 1996. Rare and Endangered Plants in Taiwan I.

Oldfield, S., Lusty, C. and MacKinven, A. (compilers). 1998. The World List of Threatened Trees. World Conservation Press, Cambridge, UK.

Pan, F.J. 1997. Completed data collection forms for Taiwanese trees.

Yang, J.-C. and Pan, F.-J. 1996. The current status of native woody vegetation in Taiwan. In: D. Hunt (ed.) Temperate Trees under Threat, pp. 89-108. Proceedings of an International Dendrological Society Symposium on the Conservation Status of Temperate Trees, 30 Sept.-1 Oct. 1994.

Citation: Lu, S.Y. & Pan, F.J. 1998. Cinnamomum kotoense. In: The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T31336A9627530. . Downloaded on 28 November 2015.
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