Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Fabales Leguminosae

Scientific Name: Erythrina polychaeta
Species Authority: Harms

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable 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 rarely collected tree endemic to wet forest on the western Andean slopes of central Ecuador, and known from four populations. The only type specimen was apparently destroyed in the Berlin herbarium during the Second World War. Apart from habitat destruction, no specific threats are known.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Altitude of 1,700–2,400 m.
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Citation: Neill, D. & Pitman, N. 2004. Erythrina polychaeta. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T45225A10987037. . Downloaded on 08 October 2015.
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