Magnolia zenii


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Magnolia zenii
Species Authority: W.C.Cheng
Magnolia elliptilimba Y.W.Law & Z.Y.Gao
Yulania zenii (W.C.Cheng) D.L.Fu

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Critically Endangered D ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor/s: World Conservation Monitoring Centre
1997 Endangered (Walter and Gillett 1998)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Known only from the type locality on the north slopes of Baohua Mt.
China (Jiangsu)
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Population [top]

Population: Apparently only a single population exists containing 18 individuals.

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Mixed forest at an altitude of 220 m.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): No natural regeneration has been observed.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: The area is a provincial reserve but no specific protection is given to these trees.

Bibliography [top]

Li-kuo, F. and Jian-ming, J. 1992. China Plant Red Data Book – Rare and Endangered Plants 1. Science Press, Beijing.

National Environment Protection Bureau. 1987. The list of rare and endangered plants protected in China. Botanical Institute of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Academy Press, Beijing.

Nooteboom, H.P. 1996. The Magnoliaceae of China (Draft).

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. Magnolia zenii. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <>. Downloaded on 21 April 2014.
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