Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Fabales Leguminosae

Scientific Name: Acacia flagellaris
Species Authority: M.Thulin
Taxonomic Notes: May be transferred to Racosperma.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable B1+2c ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Thulin, M.
Previously published Red List assessments:
1998 Rare (R)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Known only from north-eastern Somalia. It occurs in an area less than 20,000 kmĀ².
Countries occurrence:
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:A tree of exposed limestone ridges in low vegetation.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Its habitat continues to be degraded and destroyed by overgrazing and overcutting.

Bibliography [top]

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

Thulin, M. 1996. Annotations to: the conservation listing for trees of Somalia.

Thulin, M. 1996. Email to Sara Oldfield concerning the new status of rare Somali trees according to the revised IUCN red list categories.

Citation: Thulin, M. 1998. Acacia flagellaris. In: The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T35160A9909754. . Downloaded on 10 October 2015.
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