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Peperomia parvilimba 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Piperales Piperaceae

Scientific Name: Peperomia parvilimba C. DC.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Critically Endangered B1ab(iii) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Annotations:
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)
Justification:
Peperomia parvilimba is endemic to Ecuador, where it is known from a single collection at the beginning of the twentieth century. The principal threats are deforestation and mining.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Endemic to Ecuador, where it is known from a single collection recorded by L. Sodiro along the Río Santiago, Esmeraldas province, at the beginning of the twentieth century. No specimens of this species are housed in Ecuadorean museums.
Countries occurrence:
Native:
Ecuador
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:An epiphytic herb found in humid coastal forest (0–500 m).
Systems:Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The principal threats are deforestation and mining.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Not known to occur in Ecuador's protected areas network but may be found in the nearby Reserva Ecológica Cotacachi-Cayapas or the Reserva Etnica Awá.

Citation: Santiana, J. & Pitman, N. 2004. Peperomia parvilimba. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T45794A11012630. . Downloaded on 18 November 2017.
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