|Scientific Name:||Piper napo-pastazanum Trel. & Yunck.|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Vulnerable D2 ver 3.1|
|Assessor(s):||Santiana, J. & Pitman, N.|
|Reviewer(s):||Valencia, R., Pitman, N., Léon-Yánez, S. & Jørgensen, P.M. (Ecuador Plants Red List Authority)|
A shrub endemic to the eastern slopes of the Ecuadorean Andes, where three subpopulations are known. The best-collected subpopulation is near Puyo, where the species is locally abundant and grows in disturbed and exposed areas. Also recorded on the Baeza-Lago Agrio road and near El Reventador. The species may be more abundant than the herbarium record suggests, because herbarium specimens of P. napo-pastazanum are frequently incorrectly classified as P. aduncum. Apart from habitat destruction, no specific threats are known.
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IUCN. 2004. 2004 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Available at: www.iucnredlist.org. (Accessed: 23 November 2004).
|Citation:||Santiana, J. & Pitman, N. 2004. Piper napo-pastazanum. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T45850A11020076.Downloaded on 21 November 2017.|
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