Mezia tomentosa 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Polygalales Malpighiaceae

Scientific Name: Mezia tomentosa
Species Authority: W.R.Anderson

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable D2 ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Barriga, P. & Pitman, N.
Reviewer(s): Valencia, R., Pitman, N., Léon-Yánez, S. & Jørgensen, P.M. (Ecuador Plants Red List Authority)
A liana endemic to Amazonian Ecuador, where it is known from two 1990 collections. One was made near UNOCAL's "Masaramu" oil well, 40 km northeast of Montalvo. Potentially may occur in the Parque Nacional Yasuní. Apart from habitat destruction, no specific threats are known.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Altitude of 250–390 m.
Countries occurrence:
Range Map: Click here to open the map viewer and explore range.

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Citation: Barriga, P. & Pitman, N. 2004. Mezia tomentosa. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T45620A11007664. . Downloaded on 25 November 2015.
Disclaimer: To make use of this information, please check the <Terms of Use>.
Feedback: If you see any errors or have any questions or suggestions on what is shown on this page, please provide us with feedback so that we can correct or extend the information provided