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Euterpe luminosa

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA LILIOPSIDA ARECALES PALMAE

Scientific Name: Euterpe luminosa
Species Authority: Henderson, Galeano & Meza

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable B1+2c ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Henderson, A.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: A clustered palm tree of great taxonomic interest, restricted to Cordillera Yanachaga.
Countries:
Native:
Peru
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It occurs in the understorey of moist cloud forest between 2,000 and 2,500 m.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The species range is extremely small and threatened by forest clearance.

Citation: Henderson, A. 1998. Euterpe luminosa. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 25 July 2014.
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