|Scientific Name:||Eucommia ulmoides Oliver|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Lower Risk/near threatened ver 2.3|
|Assessor(s):||World Conservation Monitoring Centre|
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|Range Description:||A species of a monotypic family, known from scattered subpopulations occurring over a relatively wide range, altitudinally, ecologically and geographically. Its range is not clearly defined.|
Native:China (Anhui, Gansu, Guizhou, Henan, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangxi, Shanxi, Sichuan, Zhejiang)
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|Habitat and Ecology:||Wide ecological range.|
|Major Threat(s):||Widely utilized and cultivated for the medicinal properties of its bark.|
|Conservation Actions:||Plantations are being established with some difficulties.|
Li-kuo, F. and Jian-ming, J. 1992. China Plant Red Data Book – Rare and Endangered Plants 1. Science Press, Beijing.
National Environment Protection Bureau. 1987. The list of rare and endangered plants protected in China. Botanical Institute of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Academy Press, Beijing.
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. Eucommia ulmoides. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T31280A9614313.Downloaded on 19 September 2018.|
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