Piper supernum 


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
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 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.

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Citation: Santiana, J. & Pitman, N. 2004. Piper supernum. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T45867A11020534. . Downloaded on 26 November 2015.
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