Phyllanthus rufuschaneyi

Tsen, S. and Colin Ruzelion Maycock and Khoo, E. and Maryani, A. and Nilus, R. and Sugau, J. and Pereira, J.T. (2021) Phyllanthus rufuschaneyi. [Dataset]

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Abstract

Phyllanthus rufuschaneyi is a small tree, endemic to Sabah. The estimated area of occupancy (AOO) and extent of occurrence (EOO) are both 8 km2. Although the AOO may be larger with greater collection effort it is unlikely to exceed the boundaries of a threatened category. It is not known from any protected areas but one of its subpopulation is rather close to Hampuan Forest Reserve. The species experiences ongoing decline due to increased frequency of forest fire in its habitat. This species is assessed as Endangered. Phyllanthus rufuschaneyi is endemic to Sabah, Malaysia. It is only known from Ranau.

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Additional Information: Phyllanthus rufuschaneyi is a treelet up to 6 m tall. It grows on lowland disturbed, burned and strongly serpentinised bedrock (Bouman et al. 2018). Phyllanthus rufuschaneyi is not known from any protected areas in Sabah, however it is cultivated at the Monggis substation under the management of Sabah Park for the purpose of conservation and studying the feasibility of utilizing the species for agromining operations.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Plantae , Tracheophyta , Magnoliopsida , Malpighiales , Phyllanthaceae
Subjects: Q Science > QK Botany
S Agriculture > SB Plant culture
Divisions: FACULTY > Faculty of Tropical Forestry
Depositing User: DG MASNIAH AHMAD -
Date Deposited: 22 Jun 2021 17:03
Last Modified: 22 Jun 2021 17:03
URI: http://eprints.ums.edu.my/id/eprint/27362

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