Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Myrtales Melastomataceae

Scientific Name: Miconia leandroides
Species Authority: Cogn. & Gleason ex Gleason

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Critically 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 Ecuador, where it is known only from two nineteenth-century collections, one from the Chapacote (Magdalena)–Guaranda road and the other recorded near Guaranda. Not known to occur inside Ecuador’s protected areas network. 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 2,500–3,000 m.
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Citation: Cotton, E. & Pitman, N. 2004. Miconia leandroides. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T46031A11030932. . Downloaded on 07 October 2015.
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