Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Rubiales Rubiaceae

Scientific Name: Palicourea cornigera
Species Authority: C.M.Taylor

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable B1ab(iii); D2 ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Jaramillo, T., Cornejo, X. & 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 from three subpopulations: one near Macas and two further south, between Loja and Zamora. Present in the Parque Nacional Podocarpus and expected in the Parque Nacional Sangay. 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: Jaramillo, T., Cornejo, X. & Pitman, N. 2004. Palicourea cornigera. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T46082A11029235. . Downloaded on 07 October 2015.
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