Quararibea gomeziana 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Malvales Bombacaceae

Scientific Name: Quararibea gomeziana
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: Occurring in an area extending from north-west Panama to north-east Costa Rica, the species occurs in sparsely scattered small subpopulations within a rapidly developing region.
Countries occurrence:
Costa Rica; Panama
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Restricted to lowland forest.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): All but one subpopulation are unprotected and under severe threat from agricultural and industrial developments, and from urbanisation.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Only a single subpopulation in San Ramón in Costa Rica occurs within a forest reserve.

Citation: Mitré, M. 1998. Quararibea gomeziana. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T35957A9963996. . Downloaded on 30 November 2015.
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