Black kauri (Agathis atropurpurea)

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Black kauri fact file

Black kauri description

KingdomPlantae
PhylumTracheophyta
ClassConiferopsida
OrderConiferales
FamilyAraucariaceae
GenusAgathis (1)

Information on the black kauri (Agathis atropurpurea) is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

Also known as
blue kauri.
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Black kauri status

The black kauri is classified as Near Threatened (NT) on the IUCN Red List (1).

IUCN Red List species status – Near Threatened

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References

  1. IUCN Red List (November, 2010)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
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Black kauri, mature tree  
Black kauri, mature tree

© Dr Aljos Farjon

Dr Aljos Farjon
Taxonomist of Gymnosperms
Chair, IUCN Conifer Specialist Group
Honorary Research Associate
Herbarium, Library, Art & Archives
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Richmond, Surrey
TW9 3AB
United Kingdom

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