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Rhopalocarpus coriaceus

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Rhopalocarpus coriaceus is a tree in the family Sphaerosepalaceae. It is endemic to Madagascar.

Distribution and habitat

Rhopalocarpus coriaceus is known from populations along the east coast of Madagascar, specifically in the regions of Sava, Alaotra Mangoro, Atsimo-Atsinanana, Analanjirofo and Anosy.[3] Its habitat is coastal forests from sea-level to 500 m (1,600 ft) altitude. Some populations are within protected areas.[1]

Threats

Rhopalocarpus coriaceus is threatened by shifting patterns of agriculture. Because the species is used as timber, subsistence harvesting is also a threat.[1]

References

  1. ^ a b c Members of the IUCN SSC Madagascar Plant Specialist Group (2015). "Rhopalocarpus coriaceus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2015: e.T68002420A68016964. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2015-4.RLTS.T68002420A68016964.en.CS1 maint: uses authors parameter (link)
  2. ^ a b "Rhopalocarpus coriaceus". World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP). Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Retrieved 16 Oct 2016.
  3. ^ "Rhopalocarpus coriaceus". Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Madagascar. Missouri Botanical Garden. Retrieved 16 Oct 2016 – via Tropicos.org.
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Rhopalocarpus coriaceus: Brief Summary

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Rhopalocarpus coriaceus is a tree in the family Sphaerosepalaceae. It is endemic to Madagascar.

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