Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Urticales Urticaceae

Scientific Name: Pilea myriophylla
Species Authority: Killip

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable D2 ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
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Assessor(s): Valenzuela, J.C., Rojas, W. & Pitman, N.
Reviewer(s): Valencia, R., Pitman, N., Léon-Yánez, S. & Jørgensen, P.M. (Ecuador Plants Red List Authority)
A terrestrial herb endemic to Andean Ecuador. Known from three populations: one probably inside the Chimborazo protected area, another at km 57 of the Baeza–Tena road, and a third in Morona-Santiago, at an altitude of 2600–2985 m. Apart from habitat destruction, no specific threats are known.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Altitude of 1,500–3,500 m.
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Citation: Valenzuela, J.C., Rojas, W. & Pitman, N. 2004. Pilea myriophylla. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T46242A11044476. . Downloaded on 04 October 2015.
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