Miconia penningtonii 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Myrtales Melastomataceae

Scientific Name: Miconia penningtonii Wurdack

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable D2 ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
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Assessor(s): Cotton, E. & Pitman, N.
Reviewer(s): Valencia, R., Pitman, N., Léon-Yánez, S. & Jørgensen, P.M. (Ecuador Plants Red List Authority)
A tree endemic to Andean Ecuador. Known from two collections: the original collection from 1961, from the east-northeastern slopes of Volcán Cayambe, currently protected inside the Reserva Ecológica Cayambe-Coca; and one collection from 1987, at Tambo de León on the Salcedo–Puerto Napo road. Expected in the Parque Nacional Sumaco-Napo-Galeras and the Reserva Ecológica Antisana. Considered Vulnerable by the WCMC in 1998 (VU B1+2c; Oldfield et al. 1998). Apart from habitat destruction, no specific threats are known.
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Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:An endemic tree of the Ecuadorian High Andes, in Napo and Pichincha Provinces.
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:Inhabiting cloud forest between 2,500 and 3,500 m.

Citation: Cotton, E. & Pitman, N. 2004. Miconia penningtonii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T38111A10098247. . Downloaded on 23 September 2018.
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