Piper sodiroi 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Piperales Piperaceae

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

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable B1ab(iii) 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 Andean Ecuador. Some 20 records, most of them from Pichincha province, indicate a relatively frequent taxon. Also recorded in Imbabura, northeast of Cuicocha and on the Apuela road. Not yet confirmed in any protected area. Infertile collections of Piper in Colombia's Valle state are nearly identical to P. sodiroi collections in Ecuador, so the species may not be endemic to Ecuador. Apart from habitat destruction, no specific threats are known.

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Citation: Santiana, J. & Pitman, N. 2004. Piper sodiroi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T45863A11015653. . Downloaded on 25 October 2016.
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