Polyalthia montis-silam

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

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Polyalthia montis-silam is restricted to Mount Silam area and Madai Hill in Lahad Datu district. The estimated area of occupancy (AOO) and extent of occurrence are 16 km2 and 47 km2, respectively. Due to land-use changes there has been an estimated decline of 20% in AOO. Fire is a potential threat that could drive this species to Critically Endangered or Extinct in the near future. Hence, it is assessed as Vulnerable. Polyalthia-montis-silam is endemic to Sabah, Malaysia. It was recorded from Lahad Datu district.

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Additional Information: Polyalthia montis-silam is a small tree up to 10 m tall (Turner et al. 2014). It is recorded from ultramafic soils and limestone slope in Lahad Datu district. Polyalthia montis-silam is protected in situ in Sapagaya and Madai-Baturong Forest Reserve which both are Totally Protected Areas (TPAs). There is no known ex situ conservation 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 15:00
Last Modified: 21 Jun 2021 15:00
URI: http://eprints.ums.edu.my/id/eprint/27318

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