Acalypha dictyoneura


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Acalypha dictyoneura
Species Authority: Müll, Arg.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Near Threatened ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Assessor(s): Santiana, J., Cerón, C. & Pitman, N.
Reviewer(s): Valencia, R., Pitman, N., Léon-Yánez, S. & Jørgensen, P.M. (Ecuador Plants Red List Authority)
A rare shrub endemic to Andean cloud forest in Ecuador. Not known to occur in Ecuador’s protected areas network, but at least two of the six known populatinos are from the La Favorita and Río Guajalito private reserves. Other collections are from the Río Nanegal and Río Bolívar valleys, near Rosa Elvira. The species' potential range includes the Bosque Protector Maquipucuna and the Reserva Geobotánica Pululahua, especially the area close to the Río Guayllabamba. Apart from habitat destruction, no specific threats are known.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Altitude of 1,000–3,000 m.
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Terrestrial

Bibliography [top]

IUCN. 2004. 2004 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 23 November 2004.

Citation: Santiana, J., Cerón, C. & Pitman, N. 2004. Acalypha dictyoneura. In: The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <>. Downloaded on 02 April 2015.
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