|Scientific Name:||Weberbauerocereus albus|
|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.|
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|Population:||The species is frequent but not common, the trend of the population is 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. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 21 October 2014.|
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