Acacia ferruginea


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Acacia ferruginea
Species Authority: DC.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable A1c ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): World Conservation Monitoring Centre

Geographic Range [top]

Sri Lanka
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Population [top]

Population: This tree was commonly found in the dry zone of Sri Lanka but it is now very rare.

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Terrestrial

Bibliography [top]

Hamilton, A. 1990. Provisional list of endangered medicinal plants (unpublished).

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

Wijesinghe, L.C.A., Gunatilleke, I.A.U.N., Jayawardana, S.D.G., Kotagama, S.W. and Gunatilleke, C.V.S. 1990. Biological conservation in Sri Lanka (A national status report). Colombo Natural Resources, Energy and Science Authority of Sri Lanka.

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre 1998. Acacia ferruginea. In: The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. <>. Downloaded on 05 September 2015.
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