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Passiflora brachyantha 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Violales Passifloraceae

Scientific Name: Passiflora brachyantha L.K.Escobar

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered A4c ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Jørgensen, P. & Pitman, N.
Reviewer(s): Valencia, R., Pitman, N., Léon-Yánez, S. & Jørgensen, P.M. (Ecuador Plants Red List Authority)
Justification:
Passiflora brachyantha is endemic to Ecuador's southern Andes, where it is known only from the 1979 type collection. The shrubby vegetation in the area is regularly burned and well explored by botanists, so the species may be extinct. Habitat destruction is the only known threat.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Endemic to Ecuador's southern Andes, where it is known only from the 1979 type collection, made at Cerro Villonaco, west of Loja. The shrubby vegetation in the area is regularly burned and well explored by botanists, so the species may be extinct. No specimens of this species are housed in Ecuadorean museums.
Countries occurrence:
Native:
Ecuador
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:A liana found in high Andean forest (2,500 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 inside Ecuador’s protected areas network.

Citation: Jørgensen, P. & Pitman, N. 2004. Passiflora brachyantha. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T45541A11003969. . Downloaded on 15 October 2018.
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