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Occurrence and Conservation Status of Podocarpus neriifolius D.Don (Podocarpaceae) in Bhutan


Podocarpus neriifolius D.Don is reported as a new record in Bhutan following a study of fresh plant materials and herbarium specimens collected from the warm broad-leaved forest of the Athang Block in Wangdue Phodrang District. Detailed description of the species along with photographs and notes are provided. The current IUCN Red List status of P. neriifolius in Bhutan is assessed as Endangered [EN B2ab(ii,iii); C2a(i)].


Endangered, Conservation Status, New Distribution, Podocarpaceae.



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