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Anthurium bucayanum

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA LILIOPSIDA ARALES ARACEAE

Scientific Name: Anthurium bucayanum
Species Authority: Croat

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered A4c ver 3.1
Year Published: 2003
Date Assessed: 2003-04-30
Annotations:
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)
Justification:
An epiphytic aroid endemic to Ecuador where it is known from two subpopulations: the type, collected near General Elizalde (Bucay), and another near the bridge over the Río San Francisco to the north of Pucuyacu. The native vegetation in both locales is fragmented and reduced. Habitat destruction is the only known threat to the species. Not known to occur in Ecuador's protected areas network.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Known from two populations: the type, collected near General Elizalde (Bucay), and another near the bridge over the Río San Francisco to the north of Pucuyacu.
Countries:
Native:
Ecuador
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: An epiphytic herb of coastal and coastal foothill forest, found at an elevational range of 510–690 m.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The native vegetation in both locales is fragmented and reduced.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Not known to occur within any protected areas.

Citation: Benavides, G. & Pitman, N. 2003. Anthurium bucayanum. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 24 September 2014.
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