Miconia campii 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Myrtales Melastomataceae

Scientific Name: Miconia campii Wurdack

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable D2 ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
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Assessor(s): Cotton, E. & Pitman, N.
Reviewer(s): Valencia, R., Pitman, N., Léon-Yánez, S. & Jørgensen, P.M. (Ecuador Plants Red List Authority)
A shrub, treelet or tree endemic to southern Ecuador. Known only from three locales: one in the Paramo del Castillo, another on the Sevilla de Oro-Méndez road, and the third along the Río Tintas, southeast of El Pan. Last collected in 1945. Not known to occur inside Ecuador’s protected areas network, but expected in the Parque Nacional Sangay. Considered Vulnerable by the IUCN in 1998 (VU B1+2c) and "Rare" in 1997 (Oldfield et al. 1998, Walter and Gillett 1998). No specimens of this species are housed in Ecuadorean museums. Apart from habitat destruction, no specific threats are known.
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Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:A shrub or tree endemic to the High Andes of Ecuador. Currently the species is known only from Morona - Santiago and Azuay.
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:Montane and upper montane cloud forest. Altitude of 2,000–3,500 m.

Citation: Cotton, E. & Pitman, N. 2004. Miconia campii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T34342A9861089. . Downloaded on 24 September 2018.
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