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Scientific name: Exclude cultivar names
  Genus Species Infraspecific Epithet  


Conservation Status: Additional Status:
IUCN Red List 2013 Crop Wild Relative
IUCN Red List 1997 Medicinal plant species
CITES listed species
Threatened Global Trees Campaign species
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