Licania fasciculata


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Licania fasciculata
Species Authority: Prance

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered A1ac ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Mitré, M.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Occurs in two neighbouring areas. One, in Santa Rita, Colón, the other in Kunayala Indigenous Reserve. The Kunayala area consists of a very small subpopulation. There is a considerable area of relatively unexplored forest and other subpopulations possibly exist.
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: A species of lowland semi-evergreen rainforest.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The Colón area has experienced an influx of people in recent years, which has resulted in almost complete loss of the forest.

Bibliography [top]

D’Arcy, W.G. 1987. Flora of Panama: checklist and index. Monographs in Systematic Botany 17: 1-1000.

Mitre, M.E. 1997. Completed data collection forms for trees of Panama.

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: Mitré, M. 1998. Licania fasciculata. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. <>. Downloaded on 05 September 2015.
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