Commoner lignum vitae (Guaiacum officinale)

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Commoner lignum vitae description

KingdomPlantae
PhylumTracheophyta
ClassMagnoliopsida
OrderSapindales
FamilyZygophyllaceae
GenusGuaiacum (1)

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Also known as
Guaiac tree.
Spanish
Palo De Vida, Palo Santo.
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Commoner lignum vitae status

Classified as Endangered (EN) on the IUCN Red List (1) and listed on Appendix II of CITES (2).

IUCN Red List species status – Endangered

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References

  1. IUCN Red List (August, 2009)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
  2. CITES (August, 2009)
    http://www.cites.org
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