|Scientific Name:||Weberbauerocereus albus|
|Taxonomic Source(s):||Hunt, D., Taylor, N. and Charles, G. (compilers and editors). 2006. The New Cactus Lexicon. dh Books, Milborne Port, UK.|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Assessor(s):||Ostalaza, C. & Cáceres, F.|
The species has an estimated extent of occurrence of 3,300km2and it is known from two subpopulations. However, at present there are no threats causing a continuing decline. Hence, the species is listed as Least Concern but monitoring is recommended.
|Range Description:||The species is endemic to Peru, where it occurs in the regions of Cajamarca and Ancash, at elevations of 2,500 to 3,000 m.|
|Number of Locations:||2|
|Lower elevation limit (metres):||2500|
|Upper elevation limit (metres):||3000|
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|Population:||The species is frequent but not common, the trend of the population is unknown.|
|Current Population Trend:||Unknown|
|Habitat and Ecology:||The species occurs in inter-Andean valleys on rocky soils.
This cactus has large flowers of 7-10 cm in diameter (Hunt et al. 2006).
|Use and Trade:||No use or trade is known for the species.|
|Major Threat(s):||There are no known major threats.|
|Conservation Actions:||This cactus does not occur in any protected area.|
|Citation:||Ostalaza, C. & Cáceres, F. 2013. Weberbauerocereus albus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013: e.T152514A645399. . Downloaded on 10 February 2016.|
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