Map_thumbnail_large_font

Psychotria chimboracensis

Status_ne_offStatus_dd_offStatus_lc_offStatus_nt_onStatus_vu_offStatus_en_offStatus_cr_offStatus_ew_offStatus_ex_off

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
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 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.

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. Psychotria chimboracensis. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 19 April 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