|Scientific Name:||Acalypha schimpffii|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Endangered B1ab(iii) ver 3.1|
|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 shrub endemic to Andean Ecuador, where it is known from two records. One is a 1933 collection from the Río Chanchán valley, near Huigra, at 1260 m above sea level. The second collection was made at an unknown locale in Pichincha province in 1927. The species may still occur in forest fragments surrounding Huigra, a poorly explored epicenter of Ecuador's endemic plants. The principal threats are fire, grazing and agriculture. No specimens of this species are housed in Ecuadorean museums.
|Range Description:||Altitude of 1,000–3,000 m.|
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IUCN. 2004. 2004 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. www.iucnredlist.org. Downloaded on 23 November 2004.
|Citation:||Santiana, J., Cerón, C. & Pitman, N. 2004. Acalypha schimpffii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T45175A10984417. . Downloaded on 07 May 2016.|
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