Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Myrtales Melastomataceae

Scientific Name: Miconia renneri
Species Authority: E.Cotton

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable B1ab(iii) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Cotton, E. & Pitman, N.
Reviewer(s): Valencia, R., Pitman, N., Léon-Yánez, S. & Jørgensen, P.M. (Ecuador Plants Red List Authority)
A tree endemic to the western slopes of the Ecuadorean Andes. Known from two locales in Pichincha province: one on the Pacto–Nuevo Azuay road, 10 km north of La Esperanza, and the other on the El Paraíso–Saguangual road, 3–11 km from El Paraíso. Not known to occur inside Ecuador protected areas network, but could occur in the Reserva Ecológica Cotacachi-Cayapas and the Reserva Ecológica Los Ilinizas. Apart from habitat destruction, no specific threats are known.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Altitude of 1,000–1,500 m.
Countries occurrence:
Range Map: Click here to open the map viewer and explore range.

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Citation: Cotton, E. & Pitman, N. 2004. Miconia renneri. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T46054A11032146. . Downloaded on 06 October 2015.
Disclaimer: To make use of this information, please check the <Terms of Use>.
Feedback: If you see any errors or have any questions or suggestions on what is shown on this page, please provide us with feedback so that we can correct or extend the information provided