Palicourea fuchsioides 


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
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 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).

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Citation: Jaramillo, T., Cornejo, X. & Pitman, N. 2004. Palicourea fuchsioides. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T46083A11029312. . Downloaded on 30 November 2015.
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