Vepris spp. 

Area(s) Where Listed As Endangered:
Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Mali, Tanzania
Status/Date(s) Listed as Endangered:
  Scientific Name Status Listing Date Range
1. Vepris arushensisVU-IUCN1998Tanzania
2. Vepris borenensisVU-IUCN1998Ethiopia
3. Vepris glandulosaEN-IUCN1998Kenya
4. Vepris heterophyllaEN-IUCN1998Cameroon, Ghana, Mali
5. Vepris mandangoaVU-IUCN1998Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire)
6. Vepris samburuensisVU-IUCN1998Kenya
7. Vepris sansibarensisVU-IUCN1998Kenya, Tanzania
8. Vepris trifoliolataVU-IUCN1998Cameroon

Species/Common Names:
Vepris arushensis
Vepris borenensis
Teclea borenensis
Vepris glandulosa
Vepris heterophylla
Vepris mandangoa
Vepris samburuensis
Vepris sansibarensis
Vepris trifoliolata
Oricia trifoliolata

Facts Summary:
Vepris is a genus of plants of concern and found in the following area(s): Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Mali, Tanzania.

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