|Scientific Name:||Acacia amazonica|
Senegalia amazonica (Benth.) Seigler & Ebinger
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
The geographical range of this taxon is greater than 20,000 km² and thus does not qualify for a threatened category under criterion B. The taxon is not known to be specifically threatened or in decline at present despite general threats to the habitat. This taxon is thus rated as Least Concern.
|Range Description:||Acacia amazonica is known from Brazil, Ecuador and Venezuela.|
Native:Brazil (Acre, Acre, Amazonas, Amazonas, Bahia, Bahia, Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso do Sul, Mato Grosso do Sul, Minas Gerais, Minas Gerais, Pernambuco, Pernambuco, Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Rio Grande do Norte, Rio Grande do Norte, Rondônia, Roraima, Roraima, Santa Catarina, Santa Catarina); Ecuador; Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of
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|Population:||There is currently no data available relating to the population size of this taxon.|
|Habitat and Ecology:||This taxon is known to occur in riparian forest and mata-caatinga vegetation.|
|Major Threat(s):||This taxon is not recorded as being threatened or in decline, however, there are a number of threats to the habitat. These include logging, agriculture and other anthropogenic developments such as road building and settlement expansion. These threats are leading to habitat loss and degradation.|
|Conservation Actions:||This taxon is known to occur within a number of protected areas but seeds have yet to be collected and stored in a seed bank as a method of ex situ conservation.|
Ducke, A. 1949. Notas Flora Neotropica-II: Ama. Boletín Técnico do Instituto Agronómico do Norte 18: 1-248.
International Legume Database & Information Service. 2005. Acacia amazonica. Available at: http://www.ildis.org/LegumeWeb. (Accessed: 12/05/2010).
IUCN. 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (ver. 2012.2). Available at: http://www.iucnredlist.org. (Accessed: 17 October 2012).
Lewis, G.P. 1987. Legumes of Bahia. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Kew.
Renner, S.S., Balslev, H. and Holm-Nielsen, L.B. 1990. Flowering plants of Amazonian Ecuador—A checklist. AAU Rep 24: 1–241.
Rico-Arce, M. de L. 2007. A Checklist and Synopsis of American Species of Acacia (Leguminosae: Mimosoideae). CONABIO & Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Tlalpan, Mexico.
|Citation:||Groom, A. 2012. Acacia amazonica. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 27 January 2015.|
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