Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Piperales Piperaceae

Scientific Name: Piper puyoense
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 Ecuador's eastern lowlands. Known from a single 1952 collection 8 km north of Puyo. Not confirmed in any protected area, but could potentially occur in lower-elevation forest of the Parque Nacional Sangay. 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 puyoense. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T45857A11020344. . Downloaded on 13 October 2015.
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