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Dimorphocalyx beddomei

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA EUPHORBIALES EUPHORBIACEAE

Scientific Name: Dimorphocalyx beddomei
Species Authority: (Benth.) Airy Shaw

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered B1+2c 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: Recorded only from the Agastymalai range.
Countries:
Native:
India (Kerala, Tamil Nadu)
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: An understorey tree in submontane evergreen forest.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Large areas have been exposed to fires, grazing, the establishment of commercial plantations and cutting for fuelwood.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Almost 1,000 km² of forest is now under protection within sanctuaries.
Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre 1998. Dimorphocalyx beddomei. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 21 April 2014.
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