Gonystylus macrophyllus 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Myrtales Thymelaeaceae

Scientific Name: Gonystylus macrophyllus
Species Authority: (Miq.) Airy Shaw
Taxonomic Notes: This species might eventually be split into several distinct species, as the present species concept might be too wide.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable A1cd ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): World Conservation Monitoring Centre

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: The species is extremely rare in Papua New Guinea and occurs only on New Georgia and Choiseul in the Solomon Islands, where it is locally common. This species might eventually be split into several distinct species, as the present species concept might be too wide.
Countries occurrence:
Indonesia (Bali, Kalimantan, Maluku, Papua, Sulawesi, Sumatera); Malaysia (Peninsular Malaysia); Papua New Guinea (North Solomons); Solomon Islands
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: A widespread tree occurring in primary forest reaching an altitude of 1,500 m in some areas.
Systems: Terrestrial

Bibliography [top]

Eddowes, P.J. 1997. Letter to Sara Oldfield containing annotations to the 'Draft red list summary report for Papua New Guinea trees'.

Erfurth, T. and Rusche, H. 1976. The marketing of tropical wood. FAO, Rome.

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

Penafiel, S. 1990. Annotation to list of tropical timbers for the Philippines.

Said, I.M. and Rozainah, Z. 1992. An updated list of wetland plant species of Peninsular Malaysia, with particular reference to those having socio-economic value. Asian Wetland Bureau.

Soerianegara, I. and Lemmens, R.H.M.J. (eds) 1993. Plant Resources of South-East Asia 5(1). Timber trees: major commercial timbers. Pudoc Scientific Publishers, Wageningen.

Whitmore, T.C., Tantra, I.G.M. and Sutisna, U. (eds) 1989. Tree Flora of Indonesia. Forest Research and Development Centre, Bogor, Indonesia.

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre. 1998. Gonystylus macrophyllus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T33226A9768923. . Downloaded on 27 November 2015.
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