|Scientific Name:||Uvariopsis bisexualis|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Endangered B1ab(iii) ver 3.1|
|Assessor(s):||Eastern Arc Mountains & Coastal Forests CEPF Plant Assessment Project|
|Reviewer(s):||Beentje, H., Gereau, R., Kabuye, C., Kalema, J., Luke, Q., Lyaruu, H., Maunder, M., Mwachala, G., Ndangalasi, H., Njau, F. & Schatz, G. (East African Plants Red List Authority)|
The extent of occurrence is about 500 km², the population is severely fragmented and known from four locations and there is continuing decline due to habitat loss and degradation. hence although some sites are relatively secure the species is listed as Endangered.
|Range Description:||Found in the West Usambara Mts and again in the Udzwunga Mts (has a disjunct distribution), Tanzania.|
Native:Tanzania, United Republic of
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|Population:||Not very common.|
|Habitat and Ecology:||A tree found in sub-montane to montane forest on steep slopes with small streams and swamps, and patches of elfin forest on ridge top.|
|Major Threat(s):||This species is fairly secure in the Udzungwa Mts, but the habitat is under threat in the Usambara Mts due to exapnsion of agricultural and other human activities, increasing use of fire, etc.|
|Conservation Actions:||Recorded in the Udzungwa Mountains National Park, Kilombero Nature Reserve, and Mazumbai Forest Reserve.|
IUCN. 2009. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (ver. 2009.2). Available at: www.iucnredlist.org. (Accessed: 3 November 2009).
Verdcourt, B. 1986. New taxa of East African Annonaceae. Kew Bulletin 41(2): 287-297.
|Citation:||Eastern Arc Mountains & Coastal Forests CEPF Plant Assessment Project 2009. Uvariopsis bisexualis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 26 February 2015.|