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Stryphnodendron porcatum

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA FABALES LEGUMINOSAE

Scientific Name: Stryphnodendron porcatum
Species Authority: D.A.Neill & Occhioni f.

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 Amazonian Ecuador. Grows on alluvial soils, in swamps and on hilltops; sometimes common. Protected inside the Reserva de Producción Faunística Cuyabeno, the Parque Nacional Yasuní and the Jatun Sacha private reserve. Considered Vulnerable by the IUCN in 1997 (Walter and Gillett 1998). However, intensive inventoriies in the Parque Nacional Yasuní suggest a population there of more than 200,000 individuals (N. Pitman et al., H. Romero-Saltos et al., R. Valencia et al., unpublished data). Additional populations may occur in the Peruvian and Colombian Amazon. Apart from habitat destruction, no specific threats are known.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Altitude of 200–1,00 m.
Countries:
Native:
Ecuador
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Terrestrial

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