Overview

Distribution

Range Description

A species restricted in range, low in numbers.
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Physical Description

Type Information

Isosyntype for Leucaena greggii S. Watson
Catalog Number: US 93079
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Botany
Verification Degree: Status verified from secondary sources
Preparation: Pressed specimen
Collector(s): E. Palmer
Year Collected: 1880
Locality: Coahuila, Mexico, North America
  • Isosyntype: Watson, S. 1888. Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts. 23: 272.
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Isosyntype for Leucaena greggii S. Watson
Catalog Number: US 93080
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Botany
Verification Degree: Status verified from secondary sources
Preparation: Pressed specimen
Collector(s): E. Palmer
Year Collected: 1880
Locality: Mexico, North America
  • Isosyntype: Watson, S. 1888. Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts. 23: 272.
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Isosyntype for Leucaena greggii S. Watson
Catalog Number: US 942631
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Botany
Verification Degree: Status verified from secondary sources
Preparation: Pressed specimen
Collector(s): E. Palmer
Year Collected: 1880
Locality: Mountains 6 miles east of Saltillo, State of Coahuila, Mexico., Coahuila, Mexico, North America
  • Isosyntype: Watson, S. 1888. Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts. 23: 272.
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Ecology

Habitat

Habitat and Ecology

Systems
  • Terrestrial
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Barcode data: Leucaena greggii

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 greggii

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLDS) Stats
Public Records: 2
Specimens with Barcodes: 2
Species With Barcodes: 1
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Conservation

Conservation Status

IUCN Red List Assessment


Red List Category
VU
Vulnerable

Red List Criteria
A1c, B1+2c

Version
2.3

Year Assessed
1998
  • Needs updating

Assessor/s
Hughes, C.

Reviewer/s

Contributor/s

History
  • 1997
    Vulnerable
    (Walter and Gillett 1998)
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Threats

Major Threats
Generally reduced to inaccessible areas because of the pressures of constant grazing.
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Wikipedia

Leucaena greggii

Leucaena greggii is a species of legume in the Fabaceae family. It is found only in Mexico. It is threatened by habitat loss. The species name greggii honors Josiah Gregg (1806 – 1850), a merchant, explorer, naturalist, and author of the American Southwest and Northern Mexico.

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