Vasconcellea sprucei

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

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

It was previously placed in genus Carica.


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