Anthurium angustilaminatum 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Liliopsida Arales Araceae

Scientific Name: Anthurium angustilaminatum
Species Authority: Engl.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Near Threatened ver 3.1
Year Published: 2003
Date Assessed: 2003-04-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Benavides, G. & Pitman, N.
Reviewer(s): Valencia, R., Pitman, N., Léon-Yánez, S. & Jørgensen, P.M. (Ecuador Plants Red List Authority)
An epiphytic aroid endemic to Ecuador where it is known from ten subpopulations widely distributed in the coastal, Andes, and Amazon regions. Some subpopulations are protected by the Reserva Geobotánica Pululahua. Habitat destruction is the only known threat to the species.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Known from ten subpopulations widely distributed in the coastal, Andes, and Amazon regions.
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: An epiphytic herb of humid coastal and moist montane forest, found at an elevational range of 1,000–2,500 m.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Apart from habitat destruction, no specific threats are known.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Some subpopulations are known to be within the Reserva Geobotánica Pululahua.

Citation: Benavides, G. & Pitman, N. 2003. Anthurium angustilaminatum. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2003: e.T42864A10753559. . Downloaded on 28 November 2015.
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