Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Fabales Leguminosae

Scientific Name: Bauhinia pichinchensis
Species Authority: Wunderlin

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable A4c; B1ab(iii) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Neill, D. & Pitman, N.
Reviewer(s): Valencia, R., Pitman, N., Léon-Yánez, S. & Jørgensen, P.M. (Ecuador Plants Red List Authority)
A tree endemic to Ecuador, where it is common in wet forest on the northern coast, in the western foothills of the Andes. Protected in the Reserva Ecológica Cotacachi-Cayapas and present in the Awá indigenous reserve. Considered Vulnerable due to massive habitat disturbance in the region during the last 50 years. Apart from habitat destruction, no specific threats are known.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Altitude of 250–1,500 m.
Countries occurrence:
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Citation: Neill, D. & Pitman, N. 2004. Bauhinia pichinchensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T45205A10985230. . Downloaded on 05 October 2015.
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