Timonius beamanii

Tanggaraju, S. and Felix, E. C. 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 Tsen, S. and Pereira, J.T. (2021) Timonius beamanii. [Dataset]

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Timonius beamanii is endemic to Sabah with a narrow and restricted distribution range. It is a secondary species and can grow with ease on disturbed and opened sites. The estimated area of occupancy (AOO) and extent of occurrence (EOO) are 24 km2 and 34.2 km2 respectively. The species was recorded to occur in six localities, in which three are located within a Totally Protected Area (Kinabalu Parks). For the time being, populations located outside of the TPA are located in areas where forest cover is retained. Therefore, although there is decline in habitat it is not continuing decline. Hence, the species is assessed as Near Threatened. Timonius beamanii is endemic to Sabah, Malaysia. It is restricted to Ranau in Sabah.

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Additional Information: Timonius beamanii is a medium-sized to large tree up to 21 m tall and 1.8 m in dbh. It is found to occur in lower montane forest at 800–2,000 m asl (Chen et al 2014). Timonius beamanii is protected in situ 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 11:46
Last Modified: 23 Jun 2021 11:46
URI: http://eprints.ums.edu.my/id/eprint/27386

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