Piper dodsonii


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Piper dodsonii
Species Authority: Yunck.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered B1ab(iii) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Assessor(s): Santiana, J. & Pitman, N.
Reviewer(s): Valencia, R., Pitman, N., Léon-Yánez, S. & Jørgensen, P.M. (Ecuador Plants Red List Authority)
Piper dodsonii is endemic to southern Ecuador. Collected once, in 1961. Habitat destruction is the only known threat.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Endemic to southern Ecuador. Collected once, in 1961, at km 12 or 14 on the road to Zamora, in Loja province. No specimens of this species are housed in Ecuadorean museums.
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: A shrub found in Andean vegetation (2,800 m).
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

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

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Not confirmed in any protected area, but could potentially occur in the Parque Nacional Podocarpus.

Citation: Santiana, J. & Pitman, N. 2004. Piper dodsonii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <>. Downloaded on 29 March 2015.
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