Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Euphorbiales Euphorbiaceae

Scientific Name: Dimorphocalyx beddomei
Species Authority: (Benth.) Airy Shaw

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): World Conservation Monitoring Centre

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Recorded only from the Agastymalai range.
Countries occurrence:
India (Kerala, Tamil Nadu)
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:An understorey tree in submontane evergreen forest.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Large areas have been exposed to fires, grazing, the establishment of commercial plantations and cutting for fuelwood.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Almost 1,000 km² of forest is now under protection within sanctuaries.

Bibliography [top]

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

Ramesh, B.R. and Pascal, J.-P. 1997. Atlas of endemics of the Western Ghats (India). Distribution of tree species in the evergreen and semi-evergreen forests. Institut Français de Pondichéry.

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre. 1998. Dimorphocalyx beddomei. In: The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T38762A10143417. . Downloaded on 07 October 2015.
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