Capparis mirifica 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Capparales Capparaceae

Scientific Name: Capparis mirifica
Species Authority: Standl.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Critically Endangered C2a ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Mitré, M.
Previously published Red List assessments:
1998 Vulnerable (V)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: A small tree, known from very few collections taken from a small area to the north-east of the Panama Canal.
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Population [top]

Population: Occurrences are evidently rare, but it is possible further exploration will uncover additional localities.
Additional data:

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Lowland semi-deciduous rainforest.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The area has suffered much deforestation.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Forest is protected within the national parks of Chagres and Portobelo.

Citation: Mitré, M. 1998. Capparis mirifica. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T30581A9556924. . Downloaded on 01 December 2015.
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