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Calathea paucifolia

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA LILIOPSIDA ZINGIBERALES MARANTACEAE

Scientific Name: Calathea paucifolia
Species Authority: H.A.Kenn.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Near Threatened ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Muriel, P. & Pitman, N.
Reviewer(s): Valencia, R., Pitman, N., Léon-Yánez, S. & Jørgensen, P.M. (Ecuador Plants Red List Authority)
Justification:
A terrestrial herb endemic to Amazonian Ecuador, where it is known from four populations in and around Canelos and one population in the Parque Nacional Yasuní. Apart from habitat destruction, no specific threats are known.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Altitude of 250 to 500 m.
Countries:
Native:
Ecuador
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Terrestrial

Citation: Muriel, P. & Pitman, N. 2004. Calathea paucifolia. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 28 August 2015.
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