Quararibea aurantiocalyx 


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
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Mitré, M.
Previously published Red List assessments:
1998 Endangered (E)

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 occurrence:
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 1998: e.T35956A9963622. . Downloaded on 29 November 2015.
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