Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Sapindales Aceraceae

Scientific Name: Acer erythranthum
Species Authority: Gagnep.

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
Previously published Red List assessments:
1997 Rare (R)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: A large tree occurring in Thua Thien-Hue, Gia Lai, Kon Tum and Lam Dong Provinces.
Countries occurrence:
Viet Nam
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Usually in evergreen forests above 500 m on deep fertile soils.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Natural regeneration does not appear to be good, despite good fruit crops. The fine timber is used for construction and making household appliances.

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre. 1998. Acer erythranthum. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T32810A9730987. . Downloaded on 14 October 2015.
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