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Stigmaphyllon nudiflorum

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA POLYGALALES MALPIGHIACEAE

Scientific Name: Stigmaphyllon nudiflorum
Species Authority: Diels

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Critically Endangered A4c ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Assessor(s): Barriga, P. & Pitman, N.
Reviewer(s): Valencia, R., Pitman, N., Léon-Yánez, S. & Jørgensen, P.M. (Ecuador Plants Red List Authority)
Justification:
A liana endemic to the dry coastal forests of Ecuador's Guayas province. Described in 1937 from a specimen collected in 1933 and destroyed in the Berlin herbarium during the Second World War. Only two populations are known, neither of them inside Ecuador’s protected areas network. One population in Capeira is threatened by severe fragmentation of its habitat. Apart from habitat destruction, no specific threats are known.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Altitude of 0 to 500 m.
Countries:
Native:
Ecuador
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Terrestrial

Citation: Barriga, P. & Pitman, N. 2004. Stigmaphyllon nudiflorum. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 22 October 2014.
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