Marcgravia grandifolia 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Theales Marcgraviaceae

Scientific Name: Marcgravia grandifolia
Species Authority: Sleumer

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)
An epiphytic liana endemic to Ecuador, where it is known only from the type, collected by A. Schultze-Rhonhof in 1936, in Santo Domingo. Potentially occurs in remnants of wet coastal forest in northwestern Ecuador, including the Reserva Ecológica Cotacachi-Cayapas. No specimens of this species are housed in Ecuadorean museums. Apart from habitat destruction, no specific threats are known.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Altitude of 150 m.
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Citation: Santiana, J. & Pitman, N. 2004. Marcgravia grandifolia. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T45655A11010006. . Downloaded on 28 November 2015.
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