Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Fabales Leguminosae

Scientific Name: Bussea eggelingii
Species Authority: Verdc.

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): Lovett, J. & Clarke, G.P.
Previously published Red List assessments:
1998 Vulnerable (V)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: The species is now thought to be restricted to undisturbed forest areas in the Rondo Forest Reserve (140 km²).
Countries occurrence:
Tanzania, United Republic of
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Undisturbed forest areas.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Severe disturbance of the habitat has been caused by past activities, including logging of the largest East African population of Milicia excelsa, planting of exotic timbers, shifting cultivation and wood collection.

Citation: Lovett, J. & Clarke, G.P. 1998. Bussea eggelingii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T32902A9738262. . Downloaded on 10 October 2015.
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