Pittosporum peridoticola

Tanggaraju, S. and Matusin, Dg Ku Rozianah, M. and Damit, A. and Khoo, E. and Maryani, A. and Colin Ruzelion Maycock and Nilus, R. and Sugau, J. and Tsen, S. and Pereira, J.T. (2021) Pittosporum peridoticola. [Dataset]

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Abstract

Pittosporum peridoticola is a rare species of shrub recorded only from Mount Kinabalu and Mount Tumbuyukon. To date, the estimated area occupancy (AOO) and extent of occurrences (EOO) are both 8 km2 respectively. The species is known from two locations. This species is recorded to occur in ligneous scrub on extreme ultramafic soil in montane forest, therefore the most plausible threats that could affect the population would be climate change and landslides. If these were to occur, they could drive the species towards Critically Endangered or Extinct in the near future. Hence, it is assessed as Vulnerable. Pittosporum peridoticola is endemic to Sabah, Malaysia. It is only known from Mount Kinabalu and Mount Tembuyuken.

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Additional Information: Pittosporum peridoticola is a rare species of shrub that grows from 1.5 m to 2 m tall. It is found in ligneous scrub on extreme ultramafic soil at elevation range between 1,700–2,500 m asl (Sugau et al. 2015). Pittosporum peridoticola is protected in situ in Mount Kinabalu and Mount Tembuyuken, which is located in the Totally Protected Area (TPA). There is no known ex situ collection for this species.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Plantae , Tracheophyta , Magnoliopsida , Apiales , Pittosporaceae
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 17:04
Last Modified: 22 Jun 2021 17:04
URI: http://eprints.ums.edu.my/id/eprint/27363

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