Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Scrophulariales Gesneriaceae

Scientific Name: Monopyle sodiroana
Species Authority: Fritsch

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered A4c ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Clark, J.L., Skog, L.E. & Pitman, N.
Reviewer(s): Valencia, R., Pitman, N., Léon-Yánez, S. & Jørgensen, P.M. (Ecuador Plants Red List Authority)
A terrestrial herb endemic to western Ecuador, where it is known from four sites. The largest population is near San Miguel, along the San Miguel River, in Esmeraldas province. Also collected in the Ila mountains (Cerro El Centinela), and in Santo Domingo. Not known to occur inside Ecuador’s protected areas network, but could be present in the Reserva Ecológica Cotacachi-Cayapas. The principal threat is deforestation produced by loggers and settlers.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Altitude of 0–1,000 m.
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Citation: Clark, J.L., Skog, L.E. & Pitman, N. 2004. Monopyle sodiroana. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T45353A10993344. . Downloaded on 09 October 2015.
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