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Piper zarumanum

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA PIPERALES PIPERACEAE

Scientific Name: Piper zarumanum
Species Authority: Trel.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered B1ab(iii) 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 subshrub endemic to the western slopes of the Ecuadorean Andes, where eight records are known from Zaruma and Pampa de los Cedros. Not collected since 1950. The principal threat is mining, especially around Zaruma. No specimens of this species are housed in Ecuadorean museums.

Geographic Range [top]

Countries:
Native:
Ecuador
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Terrestrial

Citation: Santiana, J. & Pitman, N. 2004. Piper zarumanum. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 24 September 2014.
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