Wendlandia tombuyukonensis

Tanggaraju, S. and Tsen, S. and Damit, A. and Khoo, E. and Matusin, Dg Ku Rozianah, M. and Colin Ruzelion Maycock and Mohd Yusof, Nur Adillah, M.Y. and Nilus, R. and Sugau, J. and Pereira, J.T. (2021) Wendlandia tombuyukonensis. [Dataset]

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Abstract

Wendlandia tumbuyukonensis is a small tree recorded from Mount Tumbuyukon in Kinabalu Park. To date, the estimated area of occupancy (AOO) and extent of occupancy (EOO) are both 4 km2 respectively. The species recorded to occur on montane forest, on summit with ultramafic geology, up to 2,600 m altitude, therefore, the most plausible threat that could affect the population would be the climate change as the species is likely to decline and be affected in the wake of climate extremes. Hence, it is assessed as Vulnerable. Wendlandia tombuyukonensis is endemic to Sabah, Malaysia. It is restricted to Mount Tumbuyukon in Kinabalu Park and was recorded to occur at 2,600 m.

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Additional Information: Wendlandia tombuyukonensis is a small tree up to 2 m. This species is rare and was recorded to occur on montane forest, on summit with ultramafic geology, with an altitude range up to 2,600 m (Suzana et al. 2008). Wendlandia tumbuyukonensis is protected in situ on Mount Tumbuyukon in Kinabalu Park, which is a Totally Protected Area (TPA). There is no known ex situ collection for this species.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Plantae , Tracheophyta , Magnoliopsida , Gentianales , Rubiaceae
Subjects: Q Science > QK Botany
S Agriculture > SB Plant culture
Divisions: FACULTY > Faculty of Tropical Forestry
Depositing User: DG MASNIAH AHMAD -
Date Deposited: 23 Jun 2021 11:44
Last Modified: 23 Jun 2021 11:44
URI: http://eprints.ums.edu.my/id/eprint/27383

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