Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Fabales Leguminosae

Scientific Name: Acacia dolichostachya
Species Authority: S.F. Blake
Taxonomic Notes: The taxonomy of this taxon needs to be resolved. It is variously treated under Acacia centralis (Britton & Rose) Lundell and Acacia calderonii Standl.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Lower Risk/near threatened ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): World Conservation Monitoring Centre

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Endemic to the Yucatán Peninsula.
Countries occurrence:
Guatemala; Mexico (Campeche, Quintana Roo, Yucatán)
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:This tree is an important component of the lowland rainforest.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The habitat is generally disturbed and declining in extent.

Classifications [top]

In-Place Research, Monitoring and Planning
In-Place Land/Water Protection and Management
In-Place Species Management
In-Place Education
5. Biological resource use -> 5.3. Logging & wood harvesting -> 5.3.5. Motivation Unknown/Unrecorded
♦ timing: Ongoing    
→ Stresses
  • 1. Ecosystem stresses -> 1.2. Ecosystem degradation

Bibliography [top]

Harcourt, C.S. and Sayer, J.A. 1996. The conservation atlas of tropical forests: The Americas. Simon and Schuster Macmillan. New York.

Hawthorne, W. and Hughes, C. E. 1997. Bioquality of the forests of Quintana Roo. ODA Mexico, Quintana Roo Forest Management Project. Biological Component Phase 1 (unpublished).

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

Wendt, T. 1993. Composition, floristic affinities, and origins of canopy tree flora of Mexican Atlantic slope rain forests. In: T.P. Ramamoorthy, R. Bye, A. Lot and J. Fa (eds) Biological diversity of Mexico. Origins and Distribution, pp.595-707. Oxford University Press.

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre. 1998. Acacia dolichostachya. In: The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T34424A9867375. . Downloaded on 08 October 2015.
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