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Useful Tropical Plants

Vepris glandulosa

(Hoyle & Leakey) Kokwaro

Rutaceae

+ Synonyms

Tecleopsis glandulosa Hoyle & Leakey

Common Name:

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General Information

Vepris glandulosa is an evergreen shrub or small tree growing from 4 - 7 metres tall[
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African Flowering Plants Database
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http://www.ville-ge.ch/musinfo/bd/cjb/africa/recherche.php
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Conservatoire et Jardin Botaniques.
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0
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Description
Contains information on over 150,000 plant names (including synonyms) giving a description and habitat, plus a distribution map.
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The tree is harvested from the wild as a local source of timber.
The tree is of very limited range and, in 1995, fewer than 200 adults were counted, along with slightly more saplings and coppices[
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IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
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http://www.iucnredlist.org/
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A list of plants under threat and facing possible extinction, usually with brief details of the threats and information on habitat.
]. It is classified as 'Endangered' in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species(2010)[
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IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
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http://www.iucnredlist.org/
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A list of plants under threat and facing possible extinction, usually with brief details of the threats and information on habitat.
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Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References


Range

Tropical east Africa - Kenya.

Habitat

Upland dry evergreen forest (on the Rift Valley flanks). At elevations from 2,000 - 2,100 metres[
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Title
African Flowering Plants Database
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://www.ville-ge.ch/musinfo/bd/cjb/africa/recherche.php
Publisher
Conservatoire et Jardin Botaniques.
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
Contains information on over 150,000 plant names (including synonyms) giving a description and habitat, plus a distribution map.
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Properties

Conservation StatusEndangered
Other Uses Rating *  *
HabitEvergreen Tree
Height6.00 m
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details

Not known

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

None known

Other Uses

The wood is used locally for making tool handles[
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Title
Contribution to an evaluation of tree species using the new CITES Listing Criteria
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Website
http://sea.unep-wcmc.org/species/tree_study/
Publisher
UNEP-WCMC; Cambridge.
Year
1999
ISBN
 
Description
A document produced by UNEP World Conservation Monitoring Centre in 1999. It contains fact sheets on more than 200 tree species from around the globe.
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Propagation

Seed -

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