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Piper nebuligaudens

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA PIPERALES PIPERACEAE

Scientific Name: Piper nebuligaudens
Species Authority: Yunck.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable D2 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:
A shrub endemic to Ecuador, where it is restricted to very wet understories of Andean cloud forest. Known from three subpopulations in Cañar, Azuay and Loja provinces. Not confirmed in any protected area. Apart from habitat destruction, no specific threats are known.

Geographic Range [top]

Countries:
Native:
Ecuador
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Terrestrial

Citation: Santiana, J. & Pitman, N. 2004. Piper nebuligaudens. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 23 November 2014.
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