English common name: Galapagos miconia, miconia
Spanish common name: cacaotillo
Local name: cacaotillo
Name status: Accepted name; taxon occurs in Galapagos.
Description: A shrub from the highlands. The leaves have red stalks and a distinctive parallel venation. The flower heads are composed of small purple flowers on long white stalks. The fruit are shiny and purple.
Last updated: 16 Oct 2017
Taxon occurs only in Galapagos.
Endangered - Considered to be facing a very high risk of extinction in the wild.
The IUCN Red List assessments presented here may deviate from the global IUCN listings for the following reasons:
Galapagos island groups: San Cristóbal, Santa Cruz.
Please be aware that this distribution map is automatically generated from database records (CDF and external specimens, literature records, and observations) and may not accurately reflect the currently-known distribution for all species.