Polyalthia lasioclada

Tsen, S. and Colin Ruzelion Maycock and Khoo, E. and Nilus, R. and Sugau, J. and Tanggaraju, S. and Pereira, J.T. (2020) Polyalthia lasioclada. [Dataset]

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Abstract

Polyalthia lasioclada is restricted to the montane area in Kinabalu Park and Mensalong Forest Reserve, Sabah. The estimated area of occupancy (AOO) and extent of occurrence (EOO) are 16 km2 and 29 km2, respectively. Due to land use change, estimated past loss of the species' AOO and EOO has been about 20% and 22%, respectively. Decline has now ceased as the species is protected in situ in at least two Totally Protected Areas. However, the species is at risk from potential threats such as climate change and forest fire which if they occur could drastically change its conservation status to Critically Endangered or Extinct. Hence, it is assessed as Vulnerable. Polyalthia lasioclada is endemic to Sabah, Malaysia. It is only known from Mount Kinabalu and vicinity. It is estimated that at least 20% of the species' area of occupancy (AOO) and 22% of its extent of occurrence (EOO) has been lost (based on GeoCAT reduction analysis). However as the remaining individuals are in protected areas decline is not continuing. The species has a small remaining AOO and EOO of 16 km2 and 29 km2, respectively.

Item Type: Dataset
Additional Information: Polyalthia lasioclada is a small tree that grows on montane forest (Turner et al. 2014). Polyalthia lasioclada is protected in situ in Kinabalu Park and Mensalong Forest reserve which are both Totally Protected Areas (TPAs). There are no known ex situ collections for this species.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Plantae , Tracheophyta , Magnoliopsida , Magnoliales , Annonaceae
Subjects: Q Science > QK Botany
S Agriculture > SB Plant culture
Divisions: FACULTY > Faculty of Tropical Forestry
Depositing User: DG MASNIAH AHMAD -
Date Deposited: 21 Jun 2021 14:58
Last Modified: 21 Jun 2021 14:58
URI: http://eprints.ums.edu.my/id/eprint/27317

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