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Conservation status 2010: protocol 2.3, needs updating

Podocarpus hispaniolensis

de Laubenfels 1984

Common names

Taxonomic notes

No synonyms (Farjon 1998).


Distribution and Ecology

Hispaniola: Dominican Republic, Cordillera Central (Farjon 1998).

The IUCN reports that this species is facing a very high risk of extinction in the wild in the near future, due to a limited and severely fragmented habitat in which there is a continuing decline in the number of mature plants.

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de Laubenfels, D.J. 1984. Un neuvo Podocarpus (Podocarpaceae) de la Española. Moscosoa 3: 149-150.

See also

The species account at Threatened Conifers of the World.

Zanoni, T.A. and Hager, J. 1993. Le Vegetation Natural de la Republica Dominicana; un Neuvo Classification. Moscosoa 3: 39-81.

Last Modified 2017-11-12