Acacia ochracea

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA FABALES LEGUMINOSAE

Scientific Name: Acacia ochracea
Species Authority: M.Thulin & A.S.Hassan
Taxonomic Notes: May be transferred to Racosperma.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Lower Risk/near threatened ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Thulin, M.
History:
1997 Rare (Walter and Gillett 1998)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Endemic to south-west Somalia.
Countries:
Native:
Somalia
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Population [top]

Population: Numerous trees were recorded in 1990 in the south-west, where the species is endemic.

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It occurs in Acacia-Commiphora bushland, usually in shallow soil over limestone.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Habitat destruction because of charcoal production and overgrazing is a continuing threat.

Bibliography [top]

Oldfield, S., Lusty, C. and MacKinven, A. (compilers). 1998. The World List of Threatened Trees. World Conservation Press, Cambridge, UK.

Thulin, M. 1996. Annotations to: the conservation listing for trees of Somalia.


Citation: Thulin, M. 1998. Acacia ochracea. In: The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 26 July 2014.
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