Acacia origena 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Fabales Leguminosae

Scientific Name: Acacia origena
Species Authority: Hunde
Taxonomic Notes: May be transferred to Racosperma.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Lower Risk/near threatened ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): World Conservation Monitoring Centre

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:A species from the Welo and Hararge highlands of Ethiopia, west Eritrea and also across the Red Sea in Yemen.
Countries occurrence:
Eritrea; Ethiopia; Yemen (North Yemen, South Yemen)
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:It occurs in upland wooded grasslands above 1,700 m.

Bibliography [top]

Hedberg, I. and Edwards, S. (eds) 1989. Flora of Ethiopia. Volume 3. Pittosporaceae to Araliaceae. The National Herbarium, Addis Ababa and The Department of Systematic Botany, Uppsala. Ethiopia and Sweden.

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

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre. 1998. Acacia origena. In: The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T35807A9958194. . Downloaded on 29 November 2015.
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