Baphia kirkii


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Baphia kirkii
Species Authority: Baker

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable B1+2b ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Lovett, J. & Clarke, G.P.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: The range of this species extends from eastern Tanzania and Mafia Island to northern Mozambique.
Mozambique; Tanzania, United Republic of
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Population [top]

Population: The subpopulations in Mozambique may be extensive.

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Coastal forest.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Much of the habitat has suffered from conversion to agriculture and local exploitation.

Bibliography [top]

Bandeira, S. 1995. Data collection forms for tree species of Mozambique.

Gillett, J.B., Polhill, R.M. and Verdcourt, B. 1971. Leguminosae Part 4; Papilionoideae (1) & (2). In: E. Milne-Redhead and R.M. Polhill (eds), Flora of Tropical East Africa, Crown Agents for Overseas Governments and Administrations, London.

Lock, J.M. 1989. Legumes of Africa: a checklist. Royal Botanic Gardens, International Legume Database and Information Service, Kew.

Lovett, J. 1996. Completed data collection forms for restricted range trees of Tanzania.

Lovett, J. 1996. Tanzanian forest trees with a restricted distribution.

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

Citation: Lovett, J. & Clarke, G.P. 1998. Baphia kirkii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. <>. Downloaded on 31 August 2015.
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