The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Melpomene brevipes (C.V.Morton) A.R.Sm. & R.C.Moran

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1800's

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)

 

Distribution

Volcán Tungurahua, Tungurahua province, Ecuador

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Morton, C.V. 1971. Phytologia 22: 79.

Navarrete, H. & Pitman, N. 2003. Melpomene brevipes. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2003: e.T43720A10823707. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2003.RLTS.T43720A10823707.en. Downloaded on 27 December 2015.

Valencia, R., Pitman, N., León-Yánez, S. and Jørgensen, P.M. (eds). 2000. Libro Rojo de las Plantas Endémicas del Ecuador 2000. Publicaciones del Herbario QCA, Ponticicia Universidad Católica del Ecuador, Quito.

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