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Piper entradense

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA PIPERALES PIPERACEAE

Scientific Name: Piper entradense
Species Authority: Trel. & Yunck.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Critically Endangered A4c 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)
Justification:
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:
Native:
Ecuador
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

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

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. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 01 October 2014.
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