Overview

Distribution

Range Description

An endemic species of the Tehuacan Valley. It is never found in abundance.
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Physical Description

Type Information

Isotype for Leucaena pueblana Britton & Rose
Catalog Number: US 763620
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): E. W. Nelson
Year Collected: 1894
Locality: W side of valley of Cuicatlan., Oaxaca, Mexico, North America
Elevation (m): 2000 to 4000
  • Isotype: Britton, N. L. & Rose, J. N. 1928. N. Amer. Fl. 23: 126.
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Ecology

Habitat

Habitat and Ecology

Systems
  • Terrestrial
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Barcode data: Leucaena pueblana

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 pueblana

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
VU
Vulnerable

Red List Criteria
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
Subpopulations have been largely reduced to areas which escape from the pressure of grazing.
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Wikipedia

Leucaena pueblana

Leucaena pueblana is a species of legume in the Fabaceae family. It is found only in Mexico. It is threatened by habitat loss.

References


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