Blakea campii 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Myrtales Melastomataceae

Scientific Name: Blakea campii
Species Authority: Wurdack

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable D2 ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Cotton, E. & Pitman, N.
Reviewer(s): Valencia, R., Pitman, N., Léon-Yánez, S. & Jørgensen, P.M. (Ecuador Plants Red List Authority)
A liana endemic to the western slopes of the Ecuadorean Andes, where it is known from four localities. Reported from Huigra, from the foothills of Monte Chimborazo, from the Río Norcay and near Julio Moreno. All but this last collection were made before 1945. Not known to occur inside Ecuador’s protected areas network, but may be found in the Reserva Ecológica Los Ilinizas. Considered "Rare" in 1997 by the IUCN (Walter and Gillett 1998). Apart from habitat destruction, no specific threats are known.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Altitude of 1,000–2,500 m.
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Citation: Cotton, E. & Pitman, N. 2004. Blakea campii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T45666A11010231. . Downloaded on 25 November 2015.
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