Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Myrtales Myrtaceae

Scientific Name: Pimenta podocarpoides
Species Authority: (Areces) Landrum

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered B1+2c ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Areces-Mallea, A.E.
Previously published Red List assessments:
1998 Endangered (E)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: A morphologically interesting species which is known only from the type location, near a stream in Oriente Province.
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Population [top]

Population: Fieldwork is necessary to search for populations in more inaccessible, intact areas.
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The habitat has been extensively degraded by logging, overcutting, mining and tourism. The spread of invasive plants along streams is also a major threat.

Citation: Areces-Mallea, A.E. 1998. Pimenta podocarpoides. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T35752A9956262. . Downloaded on 04 October 2015.
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