Nautilocalyx vinosus


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Nautilocalyx vinosus
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)
A terrestrial herb endemic to Amazonian Ecuador, where it has been found growing in at least six sites, both in terra firme and floodplain forest. Large populations grow in the Jatun Sacha private reserve; in the military instalaciones of Lorocachi, along the Río Curaray; in Puerto Sarayacu, in Sarayaquillo; in Pacayacu, in Río Bobanaza, close to Sarayacu; and along the Pangui and Capihuari rivers. Not known to occur inside Ecuador’s protected areas network, but may occur in similar habitats in 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 vinosus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <>. Downloaded on 28 March 2015.
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