Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Lecythidales Lecythidaceae

Scientific Name: Grias longirachis
Species Authority: Mori & Clark

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered A4c; B1ab(iii) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Santiana, J. & Pitman, N.
Reviewer(s): Valencia, R., Pitman, N., Léon-Yánez, S. & Jørgensen, P.M. (Ecuador Plants Red List Authority)
A recently described tree endemic to coastal Ecuador. Discovered in 1994 during a botanical survey in the Bilsa private reserve, inside the Reserva Ecológica Mache-Chindul. Considered Endangered because its geographic range is possibly confined to the remnant forests of the Cordilleras de Mache and Chindul. Apart from habitat destruction, no specific threats are known.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Altitude of 300 to 600 m.
Countries occurrence:
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Citation: Santiana, J. & Pitman, N. 2004. Grias longirachis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T45594A11002938. . Downloaded on 06 October 2015.
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