Cinnamomum kotoense

Status_ne_offStatus_dd_offStatus_lc_offStatus_nt_offStatus_vu_offStatus_en_offStatus_cr_onStatus_ew_offStatus_ex_off

Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA LAURALES LAURACEAE

Scientific Name: Cinnamomum kotoense
Species Authority: Kaneh. & Sas.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Critically Endangered C2a ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Lu, S.Y. & Pan, F.J.
History:
1997 Endangered (Walter and Gillett 1998)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:A beautiful tree restricted to a few small subpopulations on Lanyu Island.
Countries:
Native:
Taiwan, Province of China
Range Map:Click here to open the map viewer and explore range.

Population [top]

Population: There are up to 200 or more mature trees.

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Lowland broadleaved forest.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Only a small fraction of the 200 trees set seed.

Bibliography [top]

Chang, C. 1988. Threatened plants of Botel Tobago (unpublished).

Lu, S.Y. and Pan, F.J. 1996. Rare and Endangered Plants in Taiwan I.

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

Pan, F.J. 1997. Completed data collection forms for Taiwanese trees.

Yang, J.-C. and Pan, F.-J. 1996. The current status of native woody vegetation in Taiwan. In: D. Hunt (ed.) Temperate Trees under Threat, pp. 89-108. Proceedings of an International Dendrological Society Symposium on the Conservation Status of Temperate Trees, 30 Sept.-1 Oct. 1994.


Citation: Lu, S.Y. & Pan, F.J. 1998. Cinnamomum kotoense. In: The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 21 October 2014.
Disclaimer: To make use of this information, please check the <Terms of Use>.
Feedback: If you see any errors or have any questions or suggestions on what is shown on this page, please fill in the feedback form so that we can correct or extend the information provided