Pilea selbyanorum 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Urticales Urticaceae

Scientific Name: Pilea selbyanorum
Species Authority: Dodson & A.H.Gentry

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Critically Endangered A4c; B1ab(iii) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Needs updating
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)
This terrestrial or epiphytic herb, endemic to Ecuador’s wet coastal forests, is known from a single population in the Río Palenque private reserve. The original species description mentions that it is cultivated, but doesn't say where. Apart from habitat destruction, no specific threats are known.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Altitude of 150–250 m.
Countries occurrence:
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Citation: Valenzuela, J.C., Rojas, W. & Pitman, N. 2004. Pilea selbyanorum. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T46246A11044661. . Downloaded on 28 November 2015.
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