Nautilocalyx ecuadoranus 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Scrophulariales Gesneriaceae

Scientific Name: Nautilocalyx ecuadoranus
Species Authority: Wiehler

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Near Threatened 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 eastern Ecuador, where at least eight populations have been found in open forest. Common in Amazon forests below 500 m elevation, but also collected in foothill forests in Tungurahua province. Not known to occur inside Ecuador’s protected areas network, but may occur in similar habitats in the Reserva de Producción Faunística Cuyabeno. Apart from habitat destruction, no specific threats are known.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Altitude of 250–1,000 m.
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Citation: Clark, J.L., Skog, L.E. & Pitman, N. 2004. Nautilocalyx ecuadoranus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T45356A10993478. . Downloaded on 25 November 2015.
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