Overview

Distribution

Range Description

Magnolia angustioblonga is endemic to China where it is only known to occur in the Maolan Natural Reserve and Libo County in Guizhou Province. The potential forest distribution for this species, based on remote sensing imagery and distribution data and used here as an estimate for the extent of occurrence (EOO), is 4,713 km2.
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Ecology

Habitat

Habitat and Ecology

Habitat and Ecology
This is a tree found in tropical montane forests.

Systems
  • Terrestrial
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Conservation

Conservation Status

IUCN Red List Assessment


Red List Category
EN
Endangered

Red List Criteria
D

Version
3.1

Year Assessed
2014

Assessor/s
Global Tree Specialist Group

Reviewer/s
Oldfield, S.

Contributor/s
Khela, S.

Justification
This species has a very limited distribution with a potential area of suitable forest habitat (extent of occurrence), based on remote sensing imagery and distribution data, of 4,713 km2 and an estimated 100-200 mature individuals remaining. The Red List Category is based on the small population size. The threats and cause of decline are not fully understood. This species occurs within the Maolan Natural Reserve, Libo County, Guizhou.
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Population

Population
It was estimated that there are about 100−200 scattered mature individuals remaining in one subpopulation (BGCI online).

Population Trend
Decreasing
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Threats

Major Threats
The threats are not known however it is likely that deforestation and changes in land use have caused significant declines in the past.
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Management

Conservation Actions

Conservation Actions
This species exists only in one ex situ collection in China and is therefore a priority species for new ex situ collections and propagation (BGCI and FFI 2008).
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