Vasconcellea horovitziana

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Vasconcellea horovitziana
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Brassicales
Family: Caricaceae
Genus: Vasconcellea
Species: V. horovitziana
Binomial name
Vasconcellea horovitziana
(V.M. Badillo) V.M. Badillo

Vasconcellea horovitziana is a species of plant in the Caricaceae family. It is endemic to Ecuador. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.

It was formerly placed in genus Carica.


  1. ^ Romero-Saltos, H. & Pitman, N. 2003. Carica horovitziana. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 21 August 2007.