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Clusia minutiflora

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA THEALES GUTTIFERAE

Scientific Name: Clusia minutiflora
Species Authority: Diels

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Assessor(s): Nicolalde, F. & Pitman, N.
Reviewer(s): Valencia, R., Pitman, N., Léon-Yánez, S. & Jørgensen, P.M. (Ecuador Plants Red List Authority)
Justification:
A hemiepiphyte endemic to Ecuador, where it is known from a single 1938 collection. The locale is unknown, since the description only says "Pastaza." It is likely that the locale was near Puyo, in which case it may be present in the Parque Nacional Llanganates and the Parque Nacional Sangay. The only specimen was apparently destroyed in the Berlin herbarium, which may have hampered identification of recent collections. No specimens of this species are housed in Ecuadorean museums. Apart from habitat destruction, no specific threats are known.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Altitude of 1,000–1,500 m.
Countries:
Native:
Ecuador
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Terrestrial

Citation: Nicolalde, F. & Pitman, N. 2004. Clusia minutiflora. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 21 October 2014.
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