- Listed: Appendix II
- Endangered Status
- Associated Risks
P. elata is listed on Appendix II of the Convention on International Trade of Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), a listing that applies to logs, lumber and veneer. It is considered endangered by the IUCN.
- Major Buyers & Markets
Italy is the main buyer of P. elata timber.
Countries Where Found
- “Pericopsis elata” at the IUCN Red List of Endangered Species
- Anglaaere, L.C.N., 2008. Pericopsis elata (Harms) Meeuwen. Record from Protabase. Louppe, D., Oteng-Amoako, A.A. & Brink, M. (Editors). PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa / Ressources végétales de l’Afrique tropicale), Wageningen, Netherlands.
- Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora, PC14 Doc. 9.2.2, Annex 3: “Review of Significant Trade: Pericopsis elata”.
- Photo of Pericopsis elata timber from Lamerie on Flickr. Used under a Creative Commons (CC BY 2.0) license.