Miconia namandensis 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Myrtales Melastomataceae

Scientific Name: Miconia namandensis Wurdack

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable B1ab(iii) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Needs updating
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 or tree endemic to Ecuador's southern Andes, where it is known from five collections. The original collection is from Namanda, south of Loja; it has also been collected near Saraguro, and on the Loja–Zamora road. Not reported inside Ecuador’s protected areas network, but expected in the Parque Nacional Podocarpus. In the 1998 WCMC list (Oldfield et al. 1998), the species was classified as Vulnerable (VU B1+2c). Apart from habitat destruction, no specific threats are known.
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Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:An endemic tree of the Ecuadorian High Andes, in Loja and Zamora-Chinchipe Provinces.
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:Inhabiting cloud forest between 1,500 and 3,500 m.

Citation: Cotton, E. & Pitman, N. 2004. Miconia namandensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T34349A9861718. . Downloaded on 19 September 2018.
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