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Acacia pseudonigrescens

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA FABALES LEGUMINOSAE

Scientific Name: Acacia pseudonigrescens
Species Authority: Brenan & J. Ross
Taxonomic Notes: May be transferred to Racosperma.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable D2 ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): World Conservation Monitoring Centre
History:
1997 Endangered (Walter and Gillett 1998)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: A species with a very restricted range known only on the track to Kelafo in the Ogaden.
Countries:
Native:
Ethiopia
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Limestone area of succulent shrubland.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The area, although susceptible to degradation, is relatively unthreatened.

Bibliography [top]

East African Discussion Group. 1996. Comments on East African threatened trees.

Edwards, S. and Asfaw, Z. 1992. The status of some plant resources in parts of Tropical Africa. Botany 2000: East and Central Africa. NAPRECA Monograph Series No. 2. NAPRECA, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa.

Hedberg, I. and Edwards, S. (eds) 1989. Flora of Ethiopia. Volume 3. Pittosporaceae to Araliaceae. The National Herbarium, Addis Ababa and The Department of Systematic Botany, Uppsala. Ethiopia and Sweden.

Lock, J.M. 1989. Legumes of Africa: a checklist. Royal Botanic Gardens, International Legume Database and Information Service, Kew.

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. Acacia pseudonigrescens. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 29 August 2014.
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