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Lunania racemosa

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA VIOLALES FLACOURTIACEAE

Scientific Name: Lunania racemosa
Species Authority: Hook.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable B1+2c ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): World Conservation Monitoring Centre
History:
1997 Vulnerable (Walter and Gillett 1998)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: St Ann, St Mary and St Thomas.
Countries:
Native:
Jamaica
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: An uncommon tree found in woodland at about 600 m.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Almost all forested areas at this altitude have been removed or severely degraded in St Thomas.

Bibliography [top]

Adams, C.D. 1972. Flowering Plants of Jamaica. University of the West Indies, Jamaica.

Bellingham, P. 1997. Comments on tree species in the Blue Mountains.

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

The Nature Conservancy. 1996. Natural Heritage Central Database. (Status and distribution data on Latin American plants, developed in collaboration with Latin American Conservation Data Centers and Missouri Botanical Garden).


Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre 1998. Lunania racemosa. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 22 August 2014.
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