Map_thumbnail_large_font

Palicourea fuchsioides

Status_ne_offStatus_dd_offStatus_lc_offStatus_nt_offStatus_vu_offStatus_en_onStatus_cr_offStatus_ew_offStatus_ex_off

Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA RUBIALES RUBIACEAE

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

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered B2ab(iii) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
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)
Justification:
A shrub endemic to Ecuador, where it is known from five subpopulations in remnants of Andean vegetation. Last collected in Bolívar province in 1995. Not known to occur in Ecuador's protected areas network, but could occur in the Reserva Ecológica El Angel, the Reserva Ecológica Cotacachi-Cayapas and the Reserva Ecológica Cayambe-Coca. The principal threats are grazing, anthropogenic fires and deforestation. The species is mentioned in the Catálogo de las plantas vasculares del Ecuador as Cephaelis jamesonii (Taylor, in Jørgensen and León-Yánez 1999).

Geographic Range [top]

Countries:
Native:
Ecuador
Range Map: Click here to open the map viewer and explore range.

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Terrestrial

Citation: Jaramillo, T., Cornejo, X. & Pitman, N. 2004. Palicourea fuchsioides. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 01 October 2014.
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 fill in the feedback form so that we can correct or extend the information provided