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Anthurium psilostachyum

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA LILIOPSIDA ARALES ARACEAE

Scientific Name: Anthurium psilostachyum
Species Authority: Sodiro

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient 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:
A terrestrial aroid endemic to Ecuador, where it is known only from the type, collected by L. Sodiro in the Río Cachabí and Río Santiago in 1904. Considered 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 the Río Cachabí and Río Santiago, Esmeraldas province.
Countries:
Native:
Ecuador
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: A terrestrial aroid of wet coastal forest (0–500 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 psilostachyum. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 29 August 2014.
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