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Rawsonia burtt-davyi

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA VIOLALES FLACOURTIACEAE

Scientific Name: Rawsonia burtt-davyi
Species Authority: (Edlin) F.White

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable B1+2bc, D2 ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): World Conservation Monitoring Centre

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Originally known under the genus Dasylepis, this tree is confined to a small area on Mt. Mulanje.
Countries:
Native:
Malawi
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Montane evergreen forest.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There have been significant declines in the extent and quality of the habitat because of exploitation for wood, encroachment of subsistence cultivation and fire.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: The habitat is protected as a forest reserve. Plans have now been drawn up to ensure the conservation of the remaining natural resources and the prevention of further illegal activities.

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre 1998. Rawsonia burtt-davyi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 22 August 2014.
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