Kotschya (Kotschya recurvifolia)

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Kotschya fact file

Kotschya description

KingdomPlantae
PhylumTracheophyta
ClassMagnoliopsida
OrderFabales
FamilyLegnumiosae
GenusKotschya (1)

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Kotschya status

Kotschya recurvifolia is classified as Least Concern (LC) on the IUCN Red List (1). The Kotschya recurvifolia aetiopica subspecies is classified as Vulnerable (VU) on the IUCN Red List of endemic trees and shrubs of Ethiopia and Eritrea (2).

IUCN Red List species status – Least Concern

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Glossary

Subspecies
A population usually restricted to a geographical area that differs from other populations of the same species, but not to the extent of being classified as a separate species.
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References

  1. IUCN Red List (February, 2013)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
  2. Vivero, J.L., Kelbessa, E. and Demissew, S. (2005) The Red List of endemic trees and shrubs of Ethiopia and Eritrea. Fauna & Flora International, Cambridge. Available at:
    http://www.globaltrees.org/resources.htm
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Kotschya recurvifolia flowers close up  
Kotschya recurvifolia flowers close up

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paul@latham9.fsnet.co.uk
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