Piper mendezense 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Piperales Piperaceae

Scientific Name: Piper mendezense
Species Authority: Yunck.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered B1ab(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 southeastern Ecuador and known only from the 1944 type collection. The type locality is along the upper Río Upano, near the mouth of the Río Paute, close to Méndez. No specimens of this species are housed in Ecuadorean museums and it is not confirmed in any protected area. Apart from habitat destruction, no specific threats are known.

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Citation: Santiana, J. & Pitman, N. 2004. Piper mendezense. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T45846A11019824. . Downloaded on 29 November 2015.
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