Akoakas Rock

CAM052
Akoakas Rock

Country: Cameroon

Administrative region: South (Region)

Central co-ordinates: 2.70000 N, 11.28000 E

Qualifying IPA Criteria

IPA assessment rationale

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Site description

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Botanical significance

It is the best site in Cameroon for Tricarpelema africanum. This species is not on the global Red List as it is more widespread in Rio Muni but it is known from only 3-4 small inselberg sites in Cameroon.

Habitat and geology

Conservation issues

Site assessor(s)

IPA criterion A species

Species Qualifying sub-criterion ≥ 1% of global population ≥ 5% of national population 1 of 5 best sites nationally Entire global population Socio-economically important Abundance at site
Bulbophyllum platybulbon (Schltr.) Govaerts & J.M.H.Shaw A(i) True True True False False
Euphorbia letestui J.Raynal A(i) True True True False False

Bulbophyllum platybulbon (Schltr.) Govaerts & J.M.H.Shaw

Qualifying sub-criterion:
A(i)
≥ 1% of global population:
True
≥ 5% of national population:
True
1 of 5 best sites nationally:
True
Entire global population:
False
Socio-economically important:
False
Abundance at site:

Euphorbia letestui J.Raynal

Qualifying sub-criterion:
A(i)
≥ 1% of global population:
True
≥ 5% of national population:
True
1 of 5 best sites nationally:
True
Entire global population:
False
Socio-economically important:
False
Abundance at site:

Recommended citation

(2024) Tropical Important Plant Areas Explorer: Akoakas Rock (Cameroon). https://tipas.kew.org/site/akoakas-rock/ (Accessed on 21/05/2024)