|Scientific Name:||Khaya senegalensis (Desr.) A. Juss.|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Vulnerable A1cd ver 2.3|
|Assessor(s):||World Conservation Monitoring Centre|
|Previously published Red List assessments:|
Native:Benin; Burkina Faso; Cameroon; Central African Republic; Chad; Côte d'Ivoire; Gabon; Gambia; Ghana; Guinea; Guinea-Bissau; Mali; Niger; Nigeria; Senegal; Sierra Leone; South Sudan; Sudan; Togo; Uganda
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|Habitat and Ecology:||A mahogany species, widespread in high-rainfall savannah woodland.|
|Major Threat(s):||Logging and local exploitation are largely uncontrolled and poorly monitored. In northern parts of the range exploitation may be leading to genetic erosion. Natural regeneration from the seed is poor but does occur from suckers|
|Conservation Actions:||Legal protection exists in various countries. Many uses of the tree, particularly the medicinal properties of the bark, are documented.|
Adjanohoun, E.J. 1979. Benin. Part of appendix to: Possibilities and needs for conservation of plant species and vegetation in Africa. In: I. Hedberg (ed.) Systematic Botany, Plant Utilization and Biosphere Conservation, pp. 91-92. Almqvist and Wiksell International, Stockholm.
FAO. 1990. Report of the Seventh Session of the FAO Panel of Experts on Forest Gene Resources. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Rome.
FAO Forestry Department. 1986. Databook on endangered tree and shrub species and their provenances. FAO, Rome.
Hutchinson, J., Dalziel, J.M. and Hepper, F.N. 1927. Flora of West Tropical Africa. Published by the English Ministry of State for the Colonies.
Katende, A.B. 1993. Annotations to: TPU conservation status report for Uganda dated 29 Jun 1993.
Keay, R.W.J. 1989. The Trees of Nigeria. Oxford University Press, Oxford.
Oldfield, S., Lusty, C. and MacKinven, A. (compilers). 1998. The World List of Threatened Trees. World Conservation Press, Cambridge, UK.
|Citation:||World Conservation Monitoring Centre. 1998. Khaya senegalensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T32171A9684583.Downloaded on 21 August 2018.|
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