Acacia dolichostachya


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Acacia dolichostachya
Species Authority: S.F. Blake
Taxonomic Notes: The taxonomy of this taxon needs to be resolved. It is variously treated under Acacia centralis (Britton & Rose) Lundell and Acacia calderonii Standl.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Lower Risk/near threatened ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): World Conservation Monitoring Centre

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Endemic to the Yucatán Peninsula.
Guatemala; Mexico (Campeche, Quintana Roo, Yucatán)
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This tree is an important component of the lowland rainforest.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The habitat is generally disturbed and declining in extent.

Bibliography [top]

Harcourt, C.S. and Sayer, J.A. 1996. The conservation atlas of tropical forests: The Americas. Simon and Schuster Macmillan. New York.

Hawthorne, W. and Hughes, C. E. 1997. Bioquality of the forests of Quintana Roo. ODA Mexico, Quintana Roo Forest Management Project. Biological Component Phase 1 (unpublished).

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

Wendt, T. 1993. Composition, floristic affinities, and origins of canopy tree flora of Mexican Atlantic slope rain forests. In: T.P. Ramamoorthy, R. Bye, A. Lot and J. Fa (eds) Biological diversity of Mexico. Origins and Distribution, pp.595-707. Oxford University Press.

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre 1998. Acacia dolichostachya. In: The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. <>. Downloaded on 01 September 2015.
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