Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Rosales Chrysobalanaceae

Scientific Name: Magnistipula cuneatifolia
Species Authority: Hauman

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Critically Endangered A1c+2c ver 2.3
Year Published: 2000
Date Assessed: 2000-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Cheek, M. & Cable, S.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species has been recorded in Mt. Cameroon, Abang Mbang, and Gabon. It is known from only three sites and appears to be extremely rare, even though the range covers a fairly widespread area.
Countries occurrence:
Cameroon; Gabon
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It should be feasible to retrace this plant to the plot in which it was discovered in Mabeta-Moliwe, and thence to survey the area to acquire the information necessary to protect this species at that site.

Classifications [top]

1. Forest -> 1.5. Forest - Subtropical/Tropical Dry
suitability: Unknown  

In-Place Research, Monitoring and Planning
In-Place Land/Water Protection and Management
In-Place Species Management
In-Place Education
2. Agriculture & aquaculture -> 2.1. Annual & perennial non-timber crops -> 2.1.4. Scale Unknown/Unrecorded
♦ timing: Ongoing    
→ Stresses
  • 1. Ecosystem stresses -> 1.1. Ecosystem conversion
  • 1. Ecosystem stresses -> 1.2. Ecosystem degradation

5. Biological resource use -> 5.3. Logging & wood harvesting -> 5.3.5. Motivation Unknown/Unrecorded
♦ timing: Ongoing    
→ Stresses
  • 1. Ecosystem stresses -> 1.2. Ecosystem degradation

Bibliography [top]

Cable, S. and Cheek, M. (compilers and editors) 1998. The Plants of Mount Cameroon, A Conservation Checklist. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Hilton-Taylor, C. 2000. 2000 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK.

Citation: Cheek, M. & Cable, S. 2000. Magnistipula cuneatifolia. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2000: e.T39509A10242497. . Downloaded on 09 October 2015.
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