Aegiphila glomerata 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Lamiales Lamiaceae

Scientific Name: Aegiphila glomerata Benth.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Critically Endangered A4c; C1 ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Santiana, J. & Pitman, N.
Reviewer(s): Valencia, R., Pitman, N., Léon-Yánez, S. & Jørgensen, P.M. (Ecuador Plants Red List Authority)
A tree endemic to Ecuador, where it is known from three populations in the coastal dry forest. Found for the first time in 1842 on Salango Island, Manabí province. Another record is from the Bosque de Capeira, near Guayaquil. There is a third record from El Oro province, of which details are unavailable. Additional populations could occur in the dry forest remnants and private reserves of the area, or inside the Reserva Ecológica Manglares-Churute or the Parque Nacional Machalilla. Apart from habitat destruction, no specific threats are known.

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Range Description:Altitude of 0 to 500 m.
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Citation: Santiana, J. & Pitman, N. 2004. Aegiphila glomerata. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T46258A11039783. . Downloaded on 21 September 2018.
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