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Inga extra-nodis

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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
Assessor(s): Neill, D. & Pitman, N.
Reviewer(s): Valencia, R., Pitman, N., Léon-Yánez, S. & Jørgensen, P.M. (Ecuador Plants Red List Authority)
Justification:
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.
History:
1998 Vulnerable (Oldfield et al. 1998)
1998 Vulnerable

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Ecuadorian Andes.
Countries:
Native:
Ecuador
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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. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 21 September 2014.
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