Piper prietoi 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Piperales Piperaceae

Scientific Name: Piper prietoi
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, where it is known only from the 1944 type collection of W. Camp. The type locale is in the Río Negro valley, close to the mouth of the Río Pailas, on the road to Méndez. Not confirmed in any protected area, but should be looked for in the Parque Nacional Sangay. No specimens of this species are housed in Ecuadorean museums. Apart from habitat destruction, no specific threats are known.

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Citation: Santiana, J. & Pitman, N. 2004. Piper prietoi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T45855A11020266. . Downloaded on 27 November 2015.
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