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Solanum bellum

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA SOLANALES SOLANACEAE

Scientific Name: Solanum bellum
Species Authority: S. Knapp

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Near Threatened ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Assessor/s: Montúfar, R. & Pitman, N.
Reviewer/s: Valencia, R., Pitman, N., Léon-Yánez, S. & Jørgensen, P.M. (Ecuador Plants Red List Authority)
Justification:
A shrub or treelet endemic to eastern Ecuador. Grows in wet forest generally below 1,000 m elevation, but higher in the cordilleras of Cutucú and Huacamayos. Not known to occur inside Ecuador’s protected areas network, but expected to be found in the Parque Nacional Sumaco-Napo-Galeras and perhaps in the Parque Nacional Yasuní. Apart from habitat destruction, no specific threats are known.

Geographic Range [top]

Countries:
Native:
Ecuador
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Terrestrial
Citation: Montúfar, R. & Pitman, N. 2004. Solanum bellum. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 24 April 2014.
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