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Castanopsis wallichii

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA FAGALES FAGACEAE

Scientific Name: Castanopsis wallichii
Species Authority: King ex Hook.f.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable B1+2c ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Chua, L.S.L.
History:
1997 Vulnerable (Walter and Gillett 1998)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Kedah, Penang, Perak, Selangor, Malacca and Singapore.
Countries:
Native:
Malaysia (Peninsular Malaysia); Singapore
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Lowland rainforest.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Much of the remaining habitat is under threat from development.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Four small localities are contained within forest reserves.

Bibliography [top]

Chua, L. et al. 1997. Completed data collection forms for endemic trees of Peninsular Malaysia.

Ng, F.S.P., Low, C.M. and Sanah, M.A.N. 1990. Endemic trees of the Malay Peninsula. Forestry Department, Kuala Lumpur.

Ng, P.K.L. and Wee, Y.C. (eds) 1994. The Singapore Red Data Book. The Nature Society, Singapore.

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


Citation: Chua, L.S.L. 1998. Castanopsis wallichii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 21 August 2014.
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