Acacia caraniana

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA FABALES LEGUMINOSAE

Scientific Name: Acacia caraniana
Species Authority: Chiov.
Taxonomic Notes: May be transferred to Racosperma.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Lower Risk/near threatened ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Thulin, M.
History:
1997 Rare (Walter and Gillett 1998)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:A Somali endemic known only from the north-east of the country.
Countries:
Native:
Somalia
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Sparse vegetation on gypsum hills.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The habitat is vulnerable to degradation.

Bibliography [top]

Lock, J.M. 1989. Legumes of Africa: a checklist. Royal Botanic Gardens, International Legume Database and Information Service, Kew.

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

Thulin, M. 1996. Annotations to: the conservation listing for trees of Somalia.


Citation: Thulin, M. 1998. Acacia caraniana. In: The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 26 July 2014.
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