Rawsonia burtt-davyi 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Violales Flacourtiaceae

Scientific Name: Rawsonia burtt-davyi (Edlin) F.White

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable B1+2bc, D2 ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): World Conservation Monitoring Centre

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Originally known under the genus Dasylepis, this tree is confined to a small area on Mt. Mulanje.
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:Montane evergreen forest.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There have been significant declines in the extent and quality of the habitat because of exploitation for wood, encroachment of subsistence cultivation and fire.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: The habitat is protected as a forest reserve. Plans have now been drawn up to ensure the conservation of the remaining natural resources and the prevention of further illegal activities.

Bibliography [top]

Exell, A.W., Wild, H., Fernandes, A., Brenan, J.P.M. and Launert, E. (eds) Flora Zambesiaca. Volumes published up until 1996. Crown Agents, London.

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

White, F. 1983. The Vegetation of Africa. A descriptive memoir to accompany the UNESCO/AETFAT/UNSO vegetation map of Africa. Natural Resources Research 20, UNESCO, Paris.

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre. 1998. Rawsonia burtt-davyi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T35797A9954074. . Downloaded on 28 May 2018.
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