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Quararibea aurantiocalyx

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA MALVALES BOMBACACEAE

Scientific Name: Quararibea aurantiocalyx
Species Authority: Alverson

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered C2a ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Mitré, M.
History:
1997 Endangered (Walter and Gillett 1998)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: In Panama the species is known only from a small subpopulation, containing few mature individuals, in the Cerro Tute in Veraguas. It is a little more widely distributed in Costa Rica, but again few mature individuals exist. Further fieldwork is needed to search for subpopulations in the intervening zone between these two locations.
Countries:
Native:
Costa Rica; Panama
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: A species of evergreen rainforest with a restricted altitudinal range, occurring between 1,000 and 1,200 m.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The Panamanian subpopulation is unprotected and under some threat from deforestation.

Citation: Mitré, M. 1998. Quararibea aurantiocalyx. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 22 August 2014.
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