Peperomia mitchelioides 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Piperales Piperaceae

Scientific Name: Peperomia mitchelioides Sodiro

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Critically Endangered B1ab(iii) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
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Assessor(s): Santiana, J. & Pitman, N.
Reviewer(s): Valencia, R., Pitman, N., Léon-Yánez, S. & Jørgensen, P.M. (Ecuador Plants Red List Authority)
Peperomia mitchelioides is endemic to Ecuador. Recorded once more than 100 years ago inside what is now the Reserva Ecológica Cayambe-Coca. No recent records exist. Habitat destruction is the only known threat.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Endemic to Ecuador (Napo province). Recorded once more than 100 years ago, in the cordillera oriental, near Oyacachi and inside what is now the Reserva Ecológica Cayambe-Coca. No recent records exist. No specimens of this species are housed in Ecuadorean museums.
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:An epiphytic herb found in Andean vegetation (1,100 m).

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Apart from habitat destruction, no specific threats are known.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Not known to occur in Ecuador’s protected areas network, however the collection site is now inside Reserva Ecológica Cayambe-Coca.

Citation: Santiana, J. & Pitman, N. 2004. Peperomia mitchelioides. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T45791A11012358. . Downloaded on 23 July 2018.
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