Habitat and Ecology
IUCN Red List Assessment
Red List Category
Red List Criteria
- Needs updating
- 1997Not Threatened(Walter and Gillett 1998)
Relevance to Humans and Ecosystems
Pouteria altissima is a species of plant in the Sapotaceae family, and a source of anigre hardwood. It is found in Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, the Republic of the Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda. It is threatened by habitat loss.
Source[edit source | edit]
- African Regional Workshop (Conservation & Sustainable Management of Trees, Zimbabwe) 1998. Pouteria altissima. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 23 August 2007.
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