Inga extra-nodis 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Fabales Leguminosae

Scientific Name: Inga extra-nodis
Species Authority: T.D. Penn.

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): Neill, D. & Pitman, N.
Reviewer(s): Valencia, R., Pitman, N., Léon-Yánez, S. & Jørgensen, P.M. (Ecuador Plants Red List Authority)
A tree endemic to the eastern slopes of the Andes in Ecuador, where it has only been collected around Baeza. Many collections are from forest remnants or isolated trees left standing in pastures. Although the species has not been recorded inside Ecuador’s protected areas network, it probably occurs inside the Reserva Ecológica Cayambe-Coca and the Reserva Ecológica Antisana. Apart from habitat destruction, no specific threats are known.
Previously published Red List assessments:
1998 Vulnerable (VU)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Ecuadorian Andes.
Countries occurrence:
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Found between 1,700 and 1,900 m, this tree is restricted to the upper Amazonian slopes in disturbed areas, roadsides and pastures. This region was formerly covered in montane rainforest.
Systems: Terrestrial

Citation: Neill, D. & Pitman, N. 2004. Inga extra-nodis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T38097A10093916. . Downloaded on 01 December 2015.
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