Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Scrophulariales Gesneriaceae

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
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 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]

Citation: Clark, J.L., Skog, L.E. & Pitman, N. 2004. Nautilocalyx vinosus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T45358A10993568. . Downloaded on 09 October 2015.
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