Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Liliopsida Arecales Palmae

Scientific Name: Brahea pimo
Species Authority: Becc.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable C2a ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Quero, H.J.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: A Mexican endemic, confined to the west. Population numbers are small.
Countries occurrence:
Mexico (Guerrero, Jalisco, Michoacán, Nayarit)
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Confined to temperate and tropical pine-oak forest in areas near streams and on hillside.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Fibre from the leaves is traded in local markets and used locally in handicraft.

Citation: Quero, H.J. 1998. Brahea pimo. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T38457A10120665. . Downloaded on 09 October 2015.
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