|Scientific Name:||Adansonia perrieri Capuron|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Endangered B1+2c, C2a ver 2.3|
|Assessor(s):||World Conservation Monitoring Centre|
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|Range Description:||Confined to the northern tip of Madagascar the species is known from just five sites.|
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|Population:||Although further locations are likely to be found the known populations are evidently very small; only one, at Ambondromifehy, contains more than a dozen individuals.|
|Major Threat(s):||This region of northern Madagascar is considerably disturbed by fire and the extraction of firewood and timber. Seed predation by rats also appears to be limiting the chances of population recruitment.|
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Oldfield, S., Lusty, C. and MacKinven, A. (compilers). 1998. The World List of Threatened Trees. World Conservation Press, Cambridge, UK.
|Citation:||World Conservation Monitoring Centre. 1998. Adansonia perrieri. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T33612A9796654.Downloaded on 19 October 2017.|