Xanthophyllum montanum

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

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Abstract

Xanthophyllum montanum is a large tree recorded from Mount Kinabalu and Sosopodon Forest Reserve. To date, the estimated area of occupancy (AOO) and extent of occurrence (EOO) are both 16 km2 respectively. The species is recorded to occur in lower montane forest in brownish soils, therefore, the most plausible threat that could affect the population would be land use change and climate change. However the species historically experienced population decline of between 50 and 69% due to land use change and decline in AOO and EOO. Therefore, the species is assessed as Endangered. Xanthophyllum montanum is endemic to Sabah, Malaysia. It is restricted to Mount Kinabalu and Sosodopan areas. The species has experienced decline in area of occupancy and extent of occurrence, however, the remaining individuals are mostly within protected area or near boundary of a protected area.

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Additional Information: Xanthophyllum montanum is a tree up 10 to 30 m tall, with 12 to 30 cm in diameter, found on lower montane forest of brownish soil, altitude ranges between 900 m to 1,600 m (de Wilde and Duyfjes 2007). Xanthophyllum montanum is protected in situ in Mount Kinabalu and Sosodopon Forest Reserve, both are Totally Protected Area (TPAs). There is no known ex situ collection for this species.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Plantae , Tracheophyta , Magnoliopsida , Fabales , Polygalaceae
Subjects: Q Science > QK Botany
S Agriculture > SB Plant culture
Divisions: FACULTY > Faculty of Tropical Forestry
Depositing User: DG MASNIAH AHMAD -
Date Deposited: 24 Jun 2021 15:09
Last Modified: 24 Jun 2021 15:09
URI: http://eprints.ums.edu.my/id/eprint/27385

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