Overview

Distribution

Range Description

The species occurs relatively commonly across southern Honduras and northern Nicaragua with a very restricted population in eastern El Salvador.
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Physical Description

Type Information

Holotype for Leucaena salvadorensis Standl. ex Britton & Rose
Catalog Number: US 1169953
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Botany
Verification Degree: Original publication and alleged type specimen examined
Preparation: Pressed specimen
Collector(s): J. Perla
Year Collected: 1924
Locality: Jocoro., Morazán, El Salvador, Central America
  • Holotype: Britton, N. L. & Rose, J. N. 1928. N. Amer. Fl. 23: 125.
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Holotype for Leucaena salvadorensis Standl. ex Britton & Rose
Catalog Number: US 1169952
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Botany
Verification Degree: Original publication and alleged type specimen examined
Preparation: Pressed specimen
Collector(s): J. Perla
Year Collected: 1924
Locality: Jocoro., Morazán, El Salvador, Central America
  • Holotype: Britton, N. L. & Rose, J. N. 1928. N. Amer. Fl. 23: 125.
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Ecology

Habitat

Habitat and Ecology

Systems
  • Terrestrial
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Barcode data: Leucaena salvadorensis

The following is a representative barcode sequence, the centroid of all available sequences for this species.


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Statistics of barcoding coverage: Leucaena salvadorensis

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLDS) Stats
Public Records: 1
Specimens with Barcodes: 1
Species With Barcodes: 1
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Conservation

Conservation Status

IUCN Red List Assessment


Red List Category
LR/cd
Lower Risk/conservation dependent

Red List Criteria

Version
2.3

Year Assessed
1998
  • Needs updating

Assessor/s
Hughes, C.

Reviewer/s

Contributor/s

History
  • 1997
    Not Threatened
    (Walter and Gillett 1998)
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Threats

Major Threats
The habitat is severely degraded in places.
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Management

Conservation Actions

Conservation Actions
The species is frequently protected within traditional agroforestry systems.
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Wikipedia

Leucaena salvadorensis

Leucaena salvadorensis is a species of legume in the Fabaceae family. It is found in El Salvador, Honduras, and Nicaragua.

References


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