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Acsmithia vitiense

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA ROSALES CUNONIACEAE

Scientific Name: Acsmithia vitiense
Species Authority: (A.Gray) Hoogl.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered D ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): World Conservation Monitoring Centre
History:
1997 Vulnerable (Walter and Gillett 1998)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: The species represents the easternmost member of the genus with definite occurrences on Viti Levu, Ovalau and Vanua Levu.
Countries:
Native:
Fiji
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Population [top]

Population: There are few trees in each location and the total population consists of less than a hundred individuals.

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: A small gnarled tree growing in thickets on ridges and crests in upland areas.
Systems: Terrestrial

Bibliography [top]

Lear, M. 1994. Letter to Harriet Gillett dated 28 March 1994, enclosing extracts from "Plant Conservation in Fiji" written by Michael Lear and Beverley Woods in March 1992.

Lear, M. and Woods, B. 1992. Plant conservation in Fiji. WWF 3334. Small grants for plant conservation on islands (6) Fiji.

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

Smith, A.C. 1979. Flora Vitiensis Nova: a new Flora of Fiji. Pacific Tropical Botanic Garden, Hawaii.


Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre 1998. Acsmithia vitiense. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 21 December 2014.
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