|Scientific Name:||Sorbus eminens|
|Taxonomic Notes:||The species is apomictic. There appears to be significant variation between populations and further studies are required to elucidate their exact origins. Probably comprises several taxa.|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Vulnerable D1 ver 2.3|
|Range Description:||Found in the Wye Valley, the Avon Gorge, other locations in Somerset, and also in Bangor in North Wales, a population which was formerly placed under S. porrigentiformis.|
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|Population:||About 250 trees exist in total.|
|Habitat and Ecology:||A woodland tree, occurring very locally on carboniferous limestone.|
|Conservation Actions:||The majority of trees are in the Avon Gorge, where they are under some degree of protection and constructive management.|
Oldfield, S., Lusty, C. and MacKinven, A. (compilers). 1998. The World List of Threatened Trees. World Conservation Press, Cambridge, UK.
Tutin, T.G., Heywood, V.H., Burges, N.A., Valentine, D.H., Walters, S.M. and Webb, D.A. (eds) 1995. Flora Europaea Volumes 1-5. Electronic dataset supplied by R.J Pankhurst, Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.
Wigginton, M. 1995. British Red Data Books: vascular plants - draft list. Includes old and new IUCN categories (unpublished).
Wigginton, M.J. (ed.) 1999. British Red Data Books. 1 Vascular Plants. 3rd edition. JNCC, Peterborough.
|Citation:||Wigginton, M.J. 1998. Sorbus eminens. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 20 October 2014.|