Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Ebenales Ebenaceae

Scientific Name: Diospyros tessellaria
Species Authority: Poir.
Common Name(s):
English Black Ebony
French Bois d'ébène noir feuilles

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable B1+2cde ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Page, W.
Previously published Red List assessments:
1998 Vulnerable (V)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: South-west and eastern mountain ranges.
Countries occurrence:
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This canopy tree forms a dominant component of lowland evergreen forest and upland rainforest.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The habitat is declining and regeneration is poor in areas which are degraded.

Citation: Page, W. 1998. Diospyros tessellaria. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T30552A9562531. . Downloaded on 09 October 2015.
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