Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Fabales Leguminosae

Scientific Name: Acacia crassicarpa
Species Authority: A.Cunn ex Benth.
Taxonomic Notes: Recently transferred to Racosperma crassicarpum (A. Cunn. ex Benth.) Pedley.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable A1cd+2cd, B1+2abcd ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Eddowes, P.J.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Restricted to the Western Province, Papua New Guinea, and to Queensland, Australia.
Countries occurrence:
Australia (Queensland); Papua New Guinea
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:A tree of savannah woodland, monsoon forest and gallery-type forest at altitudes of between 10 and 30 m.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Logging is occurring and the timber is actively sought-after.

Classifications [top]

In-Place Research, Monitoring and Planning
In-Place Land/Water Protection and Management
In-Place Species Management
In-Place Education
5. Biological resource use -> 5.3. Logging & wood harvesting -> 5.3.5. Motivation Unknown/Unrecorded
♦ timing: Ongoing    
→ Stresses
  • 1. Ecosystem stresses -> 1.2. Ecosystem degradation

7. Natural system modifications -> 7.1. Fire & fire suppression -> 7.1.3. Trend Unknown/Unrecorded
♦ timing: Ongoing    
→ Stresses
  • 1. Ecosystem stresses -> 1.2. Ecosystem degradation

Bibliography [top]

Eddowes, P.J. 1997. Completed data collection forms for New Guinea.

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

Citation: Eddowes, P.J. 1998. Acacia crassicarpa. In: The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T38366A10109375. . Downloaded on 13 October 2015.
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