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Adansonia grandidieri

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA MALVALES BOMBACACEAE

Scientific Name: Adansonia grandidieri
Species Authority: Baillon

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered A1c+2c ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor/s: World Conservation Monitoring Centre
History:
1997 Insufficiently Known (Walter and Gillett 1998)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: A large tree collected from five locations distributed between Lac Ihotry, near Morombe, and Bereboka, north of Morondava.
Countries:
Native:
Madagascar
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It probably occurred in dry deciduous forest, frequently close to bodies of water, but mature trees are now largely found in degraded agricultural lands where regeneration is poor.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Poor regeneration.
Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre 1998. Adansonia grandidieri. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 20 April 2014.
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