Nautilocalyx glandulifer


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Nautilocalyx glandulifer
Species Authority: Wiehler

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable D2 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)
A terrestrial herb endemic to Amazonian Ecuador, where it is known from two sites near Tena and Coca. The Tena population grows on rocks inside a forest west of the town. The Coca population was discovered on the Vía Auca, ca. 38 km south of the city. Not known to occur inside Ecuador’s protected areas network, but may occur in similar habitats of the nearby Parque Nacional Yasuní. Apart from habitat destruction, no specific threats are known.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Altitude of 250–500 m.
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Terrestrial

Citation: Clark, J.L., Skog, L.E. & Pitman, N. 2004. Nautilocalyx glandulifer. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <>. Downloaded on 22 May 2015.
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