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Anthurium miniatum

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA LILIOPSIDA ARALES ARACEAE

Scientific Name: Anthurium miniatum
Species Authority: Sodiro

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable B1ab(iii) 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 one old and one recent collection in Napo province. The type was collected in Papallacta-Cuyuja in 1901, and the new subpopulation in Quijos. Additional subpopulations may occur in the Reserva Ecológica Antisana and the Reserva Ecológica Cotacachi-Cayapas. Habitat destruction is the only known threat to the species.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Known from one old and one recent collection in Napo province. The type was collected in Papallacta-Cuyuja in 1901, and the new subpopulation in Quijos.
Countries:
Native:
Ecuador
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: An epiphytic aroid of high Andean forest, found at an elevational range of 2,000–2,500 m.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Habitat destruction.

Conservation Actions [top]

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

Citation: Benavides, G. & Pitman, N. 2003. Anthurium miniatum. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 20 December 2014.
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