Erythrorchis altissima 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Liliopsida Orchidales Orchidaceae

Scientific Name: Erythrorchis altissima (Blume) Blume
Galeola altissima (Blume) Rchb.f.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2013
Date Assessed: 2010-02-18
Assessor(s): Brummitt, N.
Reviewer(s): Rankou, H.
Erythrorchis altissima is a very widespread species with no known threats; its wide distribution and ecology mean that Least Concern is the most appropriate category for this species.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Erythrorchis altissima is a very widespread Asian species from NE India and the eastern Himalaya east to Japan and south to Java and the Philippines.
Countries occurrence:
Cambodia; India; Indonesia; Japan; Lao People's Democratic Republic; Malaysia; Myanmar; Philippines; Taiwan, Province of China; Thailand; Viet Nam
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Population [top]

Population:There is no known detailed population information about Erythrorchis altissima.
Current Population Trend:Stable
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:Erythrorchis altissima is a saprophytic creeper found on tree trunks in lowland tropical forests.

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade: There are no known uses for this species.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There are no particular threats associated with this species.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: There are no specific conservation measures in place or needed for this species.

Citation: Brummitt, N. 2013. Erythrorchis altissima. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013: e.T44392151A44426088. . Downloaded on 22 June 2018.
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