Cinnamomum kotoense


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

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
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Lu, S.Y. & Pan, F.J.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:A beautiful tree restricted to a few small subpopulations on Lanyu Island.
Taiwan, Province of China
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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 Threatened plants of Botel Tobago (unpublished).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 2015.2. <>. Downloaded on 27 August 2015.
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