Solanum carchiense 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Solanales Solanaceae

Scientific Name: Solanum carchiense
Species Authority: Correll

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 vine endemic to Ecuador's northern Andes. Discovered between El Pun and Tulcán, Carchi province, in 1952 and rediscovered in 1988 by C. Cerón in an unknown locale of Pichincha province (Cerón 4306). No other subpopulations are known. No specimens of this species are housed in Ecuadorean museums. Apart from habitat destruction, no specific threats are known.

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Citation: Montúfar, R. & Pitman, N. 2004. Solanum carchiense. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T46325A11048844. . Downloaded on 29 November 2015.
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