|Scientific Name:||Diospyros crassiflora Hiern|
Diospyros ampullacea Gürke
Diospyros evila Pierre ex A.Chev.
Diospyros incarnata Gürke ex De Wild.
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Endangered A1d ver 2.3|
|Assessor(s):||African Regional Workshop (Conservation & Sustainable Management of Trees, Zimbabwe, July 1996)|
|Previously published Red List assessments:|
Native:Cameroon; Central African Republic; Congo; Congo, The Democratic Republic of the; Gabon; Nigeria
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|Habitat and Ecology:||Lowland rainforest.|
|Major Threat(s):||Virtually all large trees of this species have been felled for the ebony wood, except perhaps in the most remote parts of its range.|
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Hecketsweiler, P.H. 1990. Incomplete list of the commercially exploited timber species of Congo (Brazzaville).
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.
Oldfield, S., Lusty, C. and MacKinven, A. (compilers). 1998. The World List of Threatened Trees. World Conservation Press, Cambridge, UK.
Songwe, C. 1990. Revised preliminary list of timbers of Cameroon with conservation categories.
|Citation:||African Regional Workshop (Conservation & Sustainable Management of Trees, Zimbabwe, July 1996). 1998. Diospyros crassiflora. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T33048A9753158.Downloaded on 19 October 2017.|
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