Piper regale 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Piperales Piperaceae

Scientific Name: Piper regale
Species Authority: C. DC.

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 treelet endemic to Ecuador, where it is known from three records in the coastal forests of Pichincha province. An infertile specimen collected in the Patía region of southern Colombia, may also be this species. No specimens of this species are housed in Ecuadorean museums and no subpopulations are confirmed in protected areas. Apart from habitat destruction, no specific threats are known.

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Citation: Santiana, J. & Pitman, N. 2004. Piper regale. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T45858A11020382. . Downloaded on 01 December 2015.
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