Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Santalales Viscaceae

Scientific Name: Phoradendron madisonii
Species Authority: Kuijt

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered B1ab(iii) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Montúfar, R. & Pitman, N.
Reviewer(s): Valencia, R., Pitman, N., Léon-Yánez, S. & Jørgensen, P.M. (Ecuador Plants Red List Authority)
A parasitic shrub endemic to Ecuador's northern Andes, where it is known from a single collection around Maldonado. The type locale is not in Ecuador's protected areas network, but additional populations could potentially occur inside the Reserva Ecológica Cotacachi-Cayapas. Expected in Colombia. Apart from habitat destruction, no specific threats are known.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Altitude of 1,000–2,000 m.
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Citation: Montúfar, R. & Pitman, N. 2004. Phoradendron madisonii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T46284A11041839. . Downloaded on 07 October 2015.
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