Peperomia udimontana 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Piperales Piperaceae

Scientific Name: Peperomia udimontana Trel. & Yunck.

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): Santiana, J. & Pitman, N.
Reviewer(s): Valencia, R., Pitman, N., Léon-Yánez, S. & Jørgensen, P.M. (Ecuador Plants Red List Authority)
Peperomia udimontana is endemic to Ecuador's eastern Andean slopes, where it is known from a single 1935 collection. Habitat destruction is the only known threat.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Endemic to Ecuador's eastern Andean slopes, where it is known from a single 1935 collection (in Pastaza province). The type locality is between Puyo and Canelos, in dense, shaded forest. No specimens of this species are housed in Ecuadorean museums.
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:An epiphytic herb found in Amazonian tierra firme forest (250–500 m).

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Apart from habitat destruction, no specific threats are known.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Not yet found in any Ecuadorean protected area.

Bibliography [top]

IUCN. 2004. 2004 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Available at: (Accessed: 23 November 2004).

Citation: Santiana, J. & Pitman, N. 2004. Peperomia udimontana. In: . The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T45811A11016495. . Downloaded on 23 June 2018.
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