Dalbergia tonkinensis


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Dalbergia tonkinensis
Species Authority: Prain

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable A1cd ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Ban, N.T.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: A tree known from scattered subpopulations in Viet Nam and Hainan Island in China.
China (Hainan); Viet Nam
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Primary and secondary forest.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): In Viet Nam heavy exploitation of the beautiful timber has led to considerable population declines. Habitat loss on Hainan Island through logging has also been significant.

Bibliography [top]

Ban, N.T. 1997. Some remarks on the red list summary report.

Chinh, N.N., Chung, C.T., Can, V.V., Dung, N.X., Dung, V.V., Dao, N.K., Hop, T., Oanh, T.T., Quynh, N.B. and Thin, N.N. 1996. Vietnam forest trees. Forest Inventory and Planning Institute, Agricultural Publishing House, Hanoi, Vietnam.

Lock, J.M. and Heald, J. 1994. Legumes of Indo-China. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Loc, Phan Ke. 1986. Lists of rare and endangered plant species of Vietnam (1986-1988) (unpublished).

Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment. 1996. Sach do Viet Nam Phan Thuc Vat. Science and Technics Publishing House, Hanoi.

Nghia, N.H. 1997. Completed data collection forms for Vietnamese Dalbergia spp.

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

Citation: Ban, N.T. 1998. Dalbergia tonkinensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. <>. Downloaded on 05 September 2015.
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