Dendropanax sessiliflorus 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Apiales Araliaceae

Scientific Name: Dendropanax sessiliflorus
Species Authority: (Standl. & A.C. Sm.) A.C. Sm.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable C2a ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Mitré, M.
Previously published Red List assessments:
1998 Vulnerable (V)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Its range extends from Costa Rica through Panama to the Kunayala Indigenous Reserve, close to the border with Colombia. In Panama most of the collections originate from Chiriquí.
Countries occurrence:
Costa Rica; Panama
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: A species of rainforest or cloud forest, occurring from low altitude to 2,000 m.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Only a few subpopulations are in protected areas and elsewhere the species is threatened by logging and burning.

Citation: Mitré, M. 1998. Dendropanax sessiliflorus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T30567A9563186. . Downloaded on 25 November 2015.
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