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Bussea eggelingii

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA FABALES LEGUMINOSAE

Scientific Name: Bussea eggelingii
Species Authority: Verdc.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered B1+2c ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Lovett, J. & Clarke, G.P.
History:
1997 Vulnerable (Walter and Gillett 1998)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: The species is now thought to be restricted to undisturbed forest areas in the Rondo Forest Reserve (140 km²).
Countries:
Native:
Tanzania, United Republic of
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Undisturbed forest areas.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Severe disturbance of the habitat has been caused by past activities, including logging of the largest East African population of Milicia excelsa, planting of exotic timbers, shifting cultivation and wood collection.

Bibliography [top]

Brenan, J.P.M. 1964. Leguminosae Part 2; subfamily Caesalpinioideae. In: E. Milne-Redhead and R.M. Polhill (eds) Flora of Tropical East Africa. Crown Agents for Oversea Governments and Administration.

Clarke, G.P. and Lovett, J. 1996. Data collection forms for tree species of Tanzania.

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


Citation: Lovett, J. & Clarke, G.P. 1998. Bussea eggelingii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 26 October 2014.
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