Acacia daemon 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Fabales Leguminosae

Scientific Name: Acacia daemon
Species Authority: Ekman & Urban
Taxonomic Notes: Recently transferred to Vachellia daemon (Ekman & Urb.) Seigler & Ebinger. Also sometimes treated under Feracacia.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered B1+2c ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Areces-Mallea, A.E.
Previously published Red List assessments:
1998 Rare (R)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Restricted to Habana, Matanzas, Villaclara and Camaguey provinces.
Countries occurrence:
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Population [top]

Population:A fairly uncommon tree.
Additional data:

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:Confined to rocky serpentine hillsides.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): These areas are under constant pressure from cutting and clearing.

Classifications [top]

In-Place Research, Monitoring and Planning
In-Place Land/Water Protection and Management
In-Place Species Management
In-Place Education
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]

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

Borhidi, A. 1992. Letter to Hugh Synge concerning conservation status of Cuban plants. Includes annotations to 27 Aug 1991 TPU printout for Cuba.

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 daemon. In: The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T31643A9649649. . Downloaded on 29 November 2015.
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