Acacia roigii

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA FABALES LEGUMINOSAE

Scientific Name: Acacia roigii
Species Authority: Leon
Taxonomic Notes: Recently transferred to Vachellia roigii (León) Seigler & Ebinger.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Critically Endangered B1+2c ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Areces-Mallea, A.E.
History:
1997 Endangered (Walter and Gillett 1998)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Very restricted in range, this endemic tree, is restricted to Puerto Padre in north-eastern Cuba.
Countries:
Native:
Cuba
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Dry evergreen forests.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The habitat is severely degraded in many places because of cutting, grazing and settlement.

Bibliography [top]

Areces-Mallea, A.E. 1997. A listing of threatened Cuban trees prepared for the Conservation and Sustainable Management of Trees project.

Borhidi, A. 1992. Letter to Hugh Synge concerning conservation status of Cuban plants. Includes annotations to 27 Aug 1991 TPU printout for Cuba.

Borhidi, A. and Muñiz, O. 1983. Catálogo de Plantas Cubanas Amenazadas o Extinguidas. Acad. Ciencias de Cuba, La Habana.

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


Citation: Areces-Mallea, A.E. 1998. Acacia roigii. In: The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 30 August 2014.
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