Piper entradense 

Scope: Global
Language: English

Translate page into:

Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Piperales Piperaceae

Scientific Name: Piper entradense Trel. & Yunck.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Critically Endangered A4c 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)
Piper entradense is endemic to Ecuador, where it occurs in wet coastal forest. First collected in 1942. Other collections have been made in the Río Palenque private reserve. Habitat destruction is the only known threat.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Endemic to Ecuador, where it occurs in wet coastal forest (in Guayas and Los Ríos provinces). First collected in 1942, in the surroundings of Entrada, in Guayas. Other collections have been made in the Río Palenque private reserve.
Countries occurrence:
Additional data:
Range Map:Click here to open the map viewer and explore range.

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:A vine found in humid coastal forest (0–500 m). Grows in shady microhabitats along forest edges.

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, but could occur in remnants of coastal wet vegetation inside the Reserva Ecológica Cotacachi-Cayapas and the Reserva Etnica Awá.

Citation: Santiana, J. & Pitman, N. 2004. Piper entradense. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T45833A11019238. . Downloaded on 21 May 2018.
Disclaimer: To make use of this information, please check the <Terms of Use>.
Feedback: If you see any errors or have any questions or suggestions on what is shown on this page, please provide us with feedback so that we can correct or extend the information provided