Adansonia grandidieri


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Adansonia grandidieri
Species Authority: Baillon

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered A1c+2c ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): World Conservation Monitoring Centre
1997 Insufficiently Known (Walter and Gillett 1998)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: A large tree collected from five locations distributed between Lac Ihotry, near Morombe, and Bereboka, north of Morondava.
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It probably occurred in dry deciduous forest, frequently close to bodies of water, but mature trees are now largely found in degraded agricultural lands where regeneration is poor.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Poor regeneration.

Bibliography [top]

Baum, D. 1995. A systematic revision of Adansonia (Bombacaceae). Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 82: 440-470.

Jenkins, M.D. (ed.) 1987. Madagascar. An environmental profile. IUCN/UNEP/WWF, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK.

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

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre 1998. Adansonia grandidieri. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <>. Downloaded on 28 March 2015.
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