Monanthotaxis faulknerae 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Magnoliales Annonaceae

Scientific Name: Monanthotaxis faulknerae Verdc.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered B2ab(ii,iii,v) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2009
Date Assessed: 2006-03-02
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Eastern Arc Mountains & Coastal Forests CEPF Plant Assessment Project
Reviewer(s): Beentje, H., Gereau, R., Kabuye, C., Kalema, J., Luke, Q., Lyaruu, H., Maunder, M., Mwachala, G., Ndangalasi, H., Njau, F. & Schatz, G. (East African Plants Red List Authority)
Has a small area of occupancy (<500 km²), is severely fragmented and there is continuing decline in area of occupancy, extent of habitat and number of mature individuals, hence is listed as Endangered.
Previously published Red List assessments:

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Found mostly in southern coastal Kenya and in northern coastal Tanzania, but with two disjunct records from much further south in Tanzania.
Countries occurrence:
Kenya; Tanzania, United Republic of
Additional data:
Estimated area of occupancy (AOO) - km2:109-499
Number of Locations:8
Lower elevation limit (metres):30
Upper elevation limit (metres):370
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Population [top]

Population:Not very common; is quite hard to find.
Current Population Trend:Decreasing
Additional data:
Continuing decline of mature individuals:Yes
Population severely fragmented:Yes

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:A scandent shrub found in various habitats including moist coastal forest, Brachystegia woodland, and Terminalia sericea-Pseudolachnostylis woodland.
Continuing decline in area, extent and/or quality of habitat:Yes

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There is loss of forest due to agriculture, mining, and tourism.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Recorded from the Selous Game Reserve, Gonja and Arabuko-Sokoke Forest Reserves.

Citation: Eastern Arc Mountains & Coastal Forests CEPF Plant Assessment Project. 2009. Monanthotaxis faulknerae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2009: e.T158292A5193670. . Downloaded on 27 May 2018.
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