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Gigasiphon macrosiphon 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Fabales Leguminosae

Scientific Name: Gigasiphon macrosiphon (Harms) Brenan

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered B1+2abcde ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): CAMP Workshop, Kenya (November 1996)
Previously published Red List assessments:

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:A species of ornamental interest, known from Mrima Forest Reserve, Marenje Forest Reserve, Kaya Muhaka National Monument and Gongoni Forest Reserve in Kenya and the Rondo Plateau in Tanzania.
Countries occurrence:
Native:
Kenya; Tanzania, United Republic of
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:Moist coastal forest.
Systems:Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Destruction and degradation of coastal forest is ongoing.

Classifications [top]


In-Place Research, Monitoring and Planning
In-Place Land/Water Protection and Management
In-Place Species Management
In-Place Education
5. Biological resource use -> 5.3. Logging & wood harvesting -> 5.3.5. Motivation Unknown/Unrecorded
♦ timing:Ongoing    
→ Stresses
  • 1. Ecosystem stresses -> 1.2. Ecosystem degradation

Bibliography [top]

Beentje, H.J. 1994. Kenya Trees, Shrubs and Lianas. National Museums of Kenya, Nairobi, Kenya.

Brenan, J.P.M. 1964. Leguminosae Part 2; subfamily Caesalpinioideae. In: E. Milne-Redhead and R.M. Polhill (eds) Flora of Tropical East Africa. Crown Agents for Oversea Governments and Administration.

East African Discussion Group. 1996. Comments on East African threatened trees.

Lovett, J. 1996. Completed data collection forms for restricted range trees of Tanzania.

Lucas, G.L.l. and Synge, H. (compilers). 1978. The IUCN Plant Red Data Book. IUCN, Morges, Switzerland.

Luke, Q. (ed.) 1996. Conservation Assessment and Management Planning (CAMP) Workshop for selected species of the Kenya coastal forests. National Museums of Kenya - Darwin course: Plant conservation techniques for East Africa. 20-25 November 1996 (unpublished).

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


Citation: CAMP Workshop, Kenya (November 1996). 1998. Gigasiphon macrosiphon. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T30387A9533608. . Downloaded on 21 November 2017.
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