Acacia daemon


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Acacia daemon
Species Authority: Ekman & Urban
Taxonomic Notes: Recently transferred to Vachellia daemon (Ekman & Urb.) Seigler & Ebinger. Also sometimes treated under Feracacia.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered B1+2c ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Areces-Mallea, A.E.
1997 Rare (Walter and Gillett 1998)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Restricted to Habana, Matanzas, Villaclara and Camaguey provinces.
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Population [top]

Population: A fairly uncommon tree.

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Confined to rocky serpentine hillsides.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): These areas are under constant pressure from cutting and clearing.

Bibliography [top]

Areces-Mallea, A.E. 1997. A listing of threatened Cuban trees prepared for the Conservation and Sustainable Management of Trees project.

Borhidi, A. 1992. Letter to Hugh Synge concerning conservation status of Cuban plants. Includes annotations to 27 Aug 1991 TPU printout for Cuba.

Jardin Botánico Nacional, Havana, Cuba (HAJB). 1988. Returned questionnaire: rare and threatened plants of Cuba.

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

Citation: Areces-Mallea, A.E. 1998. Acacia daemon. In: The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <>. Downloaded on 28 March 2015.
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