Anthurium myosurus 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Liliopsida Arales Araceae

Scientific Name: Anthurium myosurus
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 in Paramba, Imbabura province, in 1904. One of the many Anthurium species described by L. Sodiro that are now nearly impossible to identify, due to various taxonomic problems. Assessed as Data Deficient until its taxonomy is clarified. No specimens of this species are housed in Ecuadorian museums. Habitat destruction is the only known threat to the species.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Known only from the type, collected in Paramba, Imbabura province.
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: An epiphytic aroid of coastal forest, collected at an elevational range of 500–1,000 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 myosurus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2003: e.T42925A10765205. . Downloaded on 25 November 2015.
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