Anthurium latemarginatum 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Liliopsida Arales Araceae

Scientific Name: Anthurium latemarginatum
Species Authority: Sodiro

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient 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 only from the type, collected more than 100 years ago between Nanegal and Gualea, Pichincha province. One of the many Anthurium species described by L. Sodiro that are now nearly impossible to identify, due to various taxonomic problems. Considered Data Deficient until its taxonomy is clarified. Habitat destruction is the only known threat to the species.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Known only from the type, collected more than 100 years ago between Nanegal and Gualea, Pichincha province.
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: An epiphytic herb of low Andean forest, collected from an elevational range of 1,000–1500 m.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

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

Conservation Actions [top]

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

Citation: Benavides, G. & Pitman, N. 2003. Anthurium latemarginatum. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2003: e.T42913A10762697. . Downloaded on 24 May 2016.
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