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Nautilocalyx ecuadoranus

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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
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)
Justification:
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.
Countries:
Native:
Ecuador
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Terrestrial
Citation: Clark, J.L., Skog, L.E. & Pitman, N. 2004. Nautilocalyx ecuadoranus. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 24 April 2014.
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