Piper napo-pastazanum 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Piperales Piperaceae

Scientific Name: Piper napo-pastazanum Trel. & Yunck.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable D2 ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
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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 eastern slopes of the Ecuadorean Andes, where three subpopulations are known. The best-collected subpopulation is near Puyo, where the species is locally abundant and grows in disturbed and exposed areas. Also recorded on the Baeza-Lago Agrio road and near El Reventador. The species may be more abundant than the herbarium record suggests, because herbarium specimens of P. napo-pastazanum are frequently incorrectly classified as P. aduncum. Apart from habitat destruction, no specific threats are known.

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Citation: Santiana, J. & Pitman, N. 2004. Piper napo-pastazanum. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T45850A11020076. . Downloaded on 25 September 2018.
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