Catalpa brevipes 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Scrophulariales Bignoniaceae

Scientific Name: Catalpa brevipes
Species Authority: Urban

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable B1+2c ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Areces-Mallea, A.E.
Previously published Red List assessments:
1998 Vulnerable (V)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: In Cuba, this small tree is known from the limestone hills of Baire on the northern side of the Sierra Maestra mountain range and from coastal limestone in Cabo Cruz. It has also been collected from Azua in the Dominican Republic and the Massif de la Hotte in Haiti.
Countries occurrence:
Cuba; Dominican Republic; Haiti
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Dry forests on limestone.
Systems: Terrestrial

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.

Borhidi, A. and Muñiz, O. 1983. Catálogo de Plantas Cubanas Amenazadas o Extinguidas. Acad. Ciencias de Cuba, La Habana.

Gentry, A.H. 1992. Bignoniaceae - Part II (Tribe Tecomeae).

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

The Nature Conservancy. 1996. Natural Heritage Central Database. (Status and distribution data on Latin American plants, developed in collaboration with Latin American Conservation Data Centers and Missouri Botanical Garden).

Citation: Areces-Mallea, A.E. 1998. Catalpa brevipes. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T31689A9646931. . Downloaded on 02 December 2015.
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