Solanum cremastanthemum 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Solanales Solanaceae

Scientific Name: Solanum cremastanthemum
Species Authority: Werderm.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient 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 shrub endemic to eastern Ecuador, where it is known from a single collection made circa 1940. The collection locale and potential threats are undetermined. The holotype was destroyed in the Berlin herbarium during the Second World War, and no threat assessment is possible until the species' taxonomic status is clearer. 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 cremastanthemum. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T46330A11049441. . Downloaded on 26 November 2015.
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