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Inga multicaulis

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA FABALES LEGUMINOSAE

Scientific Name: Inga multicaulis
Species Authority: Spruce ex Benth.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered A4c ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Assessor(s): Neill, D. & Pitman, N.
Reviewer(s): Valencia, R., Pitman, N., Léon-Yánez, S. & Jørgensen, P.M. (Ecuador Plants Red List Authority)
Justification:
A tree endemic to Ecuador, where more than ten records are known from the slopes of the western Andes, under 1000 m. Protected in the coastal hills of the Reserva Ecológica Mache-Chindul and the Bilsa private reserve, and in the Río Palenque private reserve. Although widely distributed on the coast, considered Endangered due to the massive destruction of its habitat over the last 50 years. Apart from habitat destruction, no specific threats are known.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Altitude of 150–1,000 m.
Countries:
Native:
Ecuador
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Terrestrial

Citation: Neill, D. & Pitman, N. 2004. Inga multicaulis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 22 December 2014.
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