Psychotria chimboracensis 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Rubiales Rubiaceae

Scientific Name: Psychotria chimboracensis
Species Authority: Standl.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Near Threatened 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 or tree endemic to the western slopes of the Ecuadorean Andes. Known from five populations, mostly in vegetation remnants. Confirmed to occur inside the Reserva Ecológica Los Ilinizas. The principal threats are forest conversion to croplands, fires and grazing.

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Citation: Jaramillo, T., Cornejo, X. & Pitman, N. 2004. Psychotria chimboracensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T46098A11030893. . Downloaded on 29 November 2015.
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