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Inga silanchensis

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA FABALES LEGUMINOSAE

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

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable B1ab(iii) 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 the western slopes of the Andes in Ecuador. Some of the 10 known populations are protected in the Reserva Ecológica Cotacachi-Cayapas, in the Awá indigenous territory, and in the Río Guajalito and Río Silanche private reserves. Silvicultural experiments have studied potential as a timber species (Pennington 1998).

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Altitude of 400–1,800 m.
Countries:
Native:
Ecuador
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Terrestrial

Citation: Neill, D. & Pitman, N. 2004. Inga silanchensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 25 October 2014.
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