Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Piperales Piperaceae

Scientific Name: Piper valladolidense
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 southeastern Ecuador. Known only from the 1943 type collection in a forested area near the Río Valladolid, between the Honda and Tambo creeks. Not confirmed in any protected area, but could potentially occur inside the Parque Nacional Podocarpus. No specimens of this species are housed in Ecuadorean museums. Apart from habitat destruction, no specific threats are known.

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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Citation: Santiana, J. & Pitman, N. 2004. Piper valladolidense. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T45870A11020745. . Downloaded on 10 October 2015.
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