Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Fabales Leguminosae

Scientific Name: Acacia villosa
Species Authority: (Sw.) Willd.
Taxonomic Notes: Is possibly a synonym of Acacia glauca (L.) Moench.

Assessment Information [top]

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

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Found only in St Andrew and St Thomas Parishes.
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:The species is locally common in thickets on gravel.

Bibliography [top]

Adams, C.D. 1972. Flowering Plants of Jamaica. University of the West Indies, Jamaica.

Bellingham, P. 1997. Comments on tree species in the Blue Mountains.

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

The Nature Conservancy. 1996. Natural Heritage Central Database. (Status and distribution data on Latin American plants, developed in collaboration with Latin American Conservation Data Centers and Missouri Botanical Garden).

Citation: Bellingham, P. 1998. Acacia villosa. In: The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T33696A9798313. . Downloaded on 13 October 2015.
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