Acacia zapatensis

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA FABALES LEGUMINOSAE

Scientific Name: Acacia zapatensis
Species Authority: Urban & Ekman
Taxonomic Notes: Recently transferred to Vachellia zapatensis (Urb. & Ekman) Seigler & Ebinger.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: 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 Vulnerable (Walter and Gillett 1998)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:An endemic shrub, sometimes a small tree, confined to the Peninsula de Zapata, Matanzas province in eastern Cuba.
Countries:
Native:
Cuba
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Development for tourism is currently the major threat to the species.

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 zapatensis. In: The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 02 September 2014.
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