Acacia belairioides

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA FABALES LEGUMINOSAE

Scientific Name: Acacia belairioides
Species Authority: Urb.
Taxonomic Notes: Has recently been transferred to Vachellia belairioides (Urb.) Seigler & Ebinger. Also sometimes treated under the genus Feracacia.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Critically Endangered B1+2c ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Areces-Mallea, A.E.
History:
1997 Indeterminate (Walter and Gillett 1998)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Confined to Holguín in north-eastern Cuba.
Countries:
Native:
Cuba
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Population [top]

Population: A very rare tree.

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Serpentine outcrop.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The habitat is severely degraded in most places, mainly due to grazing and urbanisation.

Bibliography [top]

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

Brito, A.A. 1995. Letter to Wendy Strahm including annotations to: List of threatened trees of Cuba. 1-5.

Jardin Botánico Nacional, Havana, Cuba (HAJB). 1988. Returned questionnaire: rare and threatened plants of Cuba.

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


Citation: Areces-Mallea, A.E. 1998. Acacia belairioides. In: The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 22 November 2014.
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