Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Piperales Piperaceae

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

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered B2ab(iii) 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)
A shrub endemic to the western slopes of the Ecuadorean Andes. Known from two historical records: a 1918 collection by J. Rose and a 1944 collection by W. Camp, both around Huigra, at the Hacienda de Licay. Also recorded in an unknown locale of Pichincha province. No specimens of this species are housed in Ecuadorean museums. Apart from habitat destruction, no specific threats are known.

Geographic Range [top]

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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Citation: Santiana, J. & Pitman, N. 2004. Piper huigranum. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T45839A11019500. . Downloaded on 04 October 2015.
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