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Piper supernum

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA PIPERALES PIPERACEAE

Scientific Name: Piper supernum
Species Authority: Trel. & 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 coastal Ecuador, where it grows in disturbed and exposed areas. First recorded in 1934, at the Hacienda Santa Lucía, in Los Ríos. Subsequently collected in Morona-Santiago by W. Camp and in Guayas, where no data exists for the collection locale. No specimens of this species are housed in Ecuadorean museums. 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 supernum. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 03 September 2014.
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