Miconia collayensis 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Myrtales Melastomataceae

Scientific Name: Miconia collayensis
Species Authority: Wurdack

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): Cotton, E. & Pitman, N.
Reviewer(s): Valencia, R., Pitman, N., Léon-Yánez, S. & Jørgensen, P.M. (Ecuador Plants Red List Authority)
A shrub endemic to southern Ecuador, where it is known only from the 1945 type collection. Discovered along the Río Collay, 3–8 km north of Sevilla de Oro. Not known to occur inside Ecuador’s protected areas network, but expected in the Parque Nacional Sangay. No specimens of this species are housed in Ecuadorean museums. Apart from habitat destruction, no specific threats are known.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Altitude of 2,000–2,500 m.
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Citation: Cotton, E. & Pitman, N. 2004. Miconia collayensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T45737A11013617. . Downloaded on 01 December 2015.
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