Threatened, Endangered, and Proposed (TEP) Plant Profile

Drawing of Ternstroemia luquillensis twigs, leaves, flowers, and fruit.
Ternstroemia luquillensis twigs, leaves, flowers, and fruit. Little, Elbert L., Frank Wadsworth, Roy Woodbury. 1974. Trees of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, 2nd volume, FS USDA Handbook 449.

Ternstroemia luquillensis range map.
Ternstroemia luquillensis range map.

Ternstroemia luquillensis, palo colorado

ESA Status

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Threats

  • Forest management practices such as establishment and maintenance of plantations, and selective cutting
  • Trail maintenance
  • Construction of roads and communication facilities
  • Collection
  • Hurricanes

Conservation Status

National Forest and Grassland Occurrence

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