Ziziphus robertsoniana 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Rhamnales Rhamnaceae

Scientific Name: Ziziphus robertsoniana
Species Authority: Beentje

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered B1+2abcde ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): CAMP Workshop, Kenya (November 1996)
Previously published Red List assessments:
1998 Rare (R)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: The species is recorded from Kaya Diani, Gongoni Forest Reserve, Kaya Dzombo, Chale Island and Kaya Kinondo. More information is needed on the Tanzanian population.
Countries occurrence:
Kenya; Tanzania, United Republic of
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Occurring in areas of moist semi-deciduous coastal forest.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The loss and degradation of coastal forest continues at an alarming rate.

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

8. Invasive & other problematic species & genes -> 8.1. Invasive non-native/alien species -> 8.1.1. Unspecified species
♦ timing: Ongoing    
→ Stresses
  • 1. Ecosystem stresses -> 1.2. Ecosystem degradation
  • 2. Species Stresses -> 2.3. Indirect species effects -> 2.3.2. Competition

Bibliography [top]

Beentje, H.J. 1994. Kenya Trees, Shrubs and Lianas. National Museums of Kenya, Nairobi, Kenya.

Luke, Q. (ed.) 1996. Conservation Assessment and Management Planning (CAMP) Workshop for selected species of the Kenya coastal forests. National Museums of Kenya - Darwin course: Plant conservation techniques for East Africa. 20-25 November 1996 (unpublished).

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

Citation: CAMP Workshop, Kenya (November 1996). 1998. Ziziphus robertsoniana. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T34437A9868488. . Downloaded on 29 November 2015.
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