Solanum chrysasteroides 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Solanales Solanaceae

Scientific Name: Solanum chrysasteroides
Species Authority: Werderm.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
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Assessor(s): Montúfar, R. & Pitman, N.
Reviewer(s): Valencia, R., Pitman, N., Léon-Yánez, S. & Jørgensen, P.M. (Ecuador Plants Red List Authority)
A tree endemic to eastern Ecuador, where it is known from a single 1933 collection on the Río Pastaza, west of the town of Río Negro. Expected in the Antisana and Sangay protected areas. Until the type is confirmed to have survived the bombing of the Berlin herbarium during the Second World War, no IUCN threat category can be assigned. 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 chrysasteroides. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T46328A11049074. . Downloaded on 30 November 2015.
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