Psidium pedicellatum


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Psidium pedicellatum
Species Authority: McVaugh

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered B1ab(iii) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Assessor(s): Bazante, G. & Pitman, N.
Reviewer(s): Valencia, R., Pitman, N., Léon-Yánez, S. & Jørgensen, P.M. (Ecuador Plants Red List Authority)
Psidium pedicellatum is endemic to Andean Ecuador, where it is known from a single subpopulation recorded in 1943. Habitat destruction is the only known threat.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Endemic to Andean Ecuador, where it is known from a single population recorded by J. Steyermark in 1943 in Loja. No specimens of this species are housed in Ecuadorean museums.
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: A tree found in low Andean forest (2,500–3,000 m).
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Apart from habitat destruction, no specific threats are known.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Not known to occur in protected areas.

Citation: Bazante, G. & Pitman, N. 2004. Psidium pedicellatum. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <>. Downloaded on 28 March 2015.
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