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Inga multinervis

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA FABALES LEGUMINOSAE

Scientific Name: Inga multinervis
Species Authority: T.D.Penn

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern 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 it is known from at least 30 populations in wet forests on the eastern slopes of the Andes and the Amazonian lowlands. Protected inside the Parque Nacional Yasuní (near Añangu), in the Parque Nacional Sumaco-Napo-Galeras, and in the Jatun Sacha private reserve, where it occurs in terra firme and riparian forest. In Jatun Sacha and surrounding areas the species is being used in agroforestry systems for nitrogen fixation and soil improvement. Apart from habitat destruction, no specific threats are known.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Altitude of 250–1,200 m.
Countries:
Native:
Ecuador
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Terrestrial

Citation: Neill, D. & Pitman, N. 2004. Inga multinervis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 02 October 2014.
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