Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Piperales Chloranthaceae

Scientific Name: Hedyosmum burgerianum
Species Authority: D'Arcy & Liesner

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered B1+2cd 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: Current information suggests the species is confined to Cerro Colorado and Cerro Horqueta in the province of Chiriquí.
Countries occurrence:
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Population [top]

Population: The populations are large in places.
Additional data:

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Confined to a narrow altitudinal range, between 1,500 and 1,900 m.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The area is unprotected and parts of Cerro Colorado, in particular, are affected by mining for copper and gold, and the impact of an expanding human population.

Citation: Mitré, M. 1998. Hedyosmum burgerianum. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T32894A9733377. . Downloaded on 09 October 2015.
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