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Anthurium rhizophorum 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Liliopsida Arales Araceae

Scientific Name: Anthurium rhizophorum 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 from a single old collection between the Cachabí and Lita rivers, Esmeraldas province. If there were no taxonomic problems, the species would merit a high threat category. 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 from a single old collection between the Cachabí and Lita rivers, Esmeraldas province.
Countries occurrence:
Native:
Ecuador
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:A terrestrial aroid of wet coastal forest, collected at an elevational range of 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 rhizophorum. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2003: e.T42956A10767017. . Downloaded on 20 September 2017.
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