Pimenta oligantha 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Myrtales Myrtaceae

Scientific Name: Pimenta oligantha (Urban) Burret

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable D2 ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Areces-Mallea, A.E.
Previously published Red List assessments:

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Known only from Sierra de Nipe in the Oriente, this shrub or small tree is poorly documented. Only areas which are inaccessible remain relatively unspoiled.
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Confined to a habitat declining through logging, overcutting, mining and tourism.

Bibliography [top]

Areces-Mallea, A.E. 1997. A listing of threatened Cuban trees prepared for the Conservation and Sustainable Management of Trees project.

Landrum, L.R. 1986. Campomanesia, Pimenta, Blepharocalyx, Legrandia, Acca, Myrrhinum, and Luma. Flora Neotropica Monograph 45: 1-79.

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).

WWF and IUCN. 1994. Centres of plant diversity. A guide and strategy for their conservation. IUCN Publications Unit, Cambridge, UK.

Citation: Areces-Mallea, A.E. 1998. Pimenta oligantha. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T35751A9956203. . Downloaded on 20 March 2018.
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