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Lupinus pubescens

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA FABALES LEGUMINOSAE

Scientific Name: Lupinus pubescens
Species Authority: Benth.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2012
Date Assessed: 2010-09-15
Assessor(s): Groom, A.
Reviewer(s): Hilton-Taylor, C.
Justification:
Lupinus pubescens is native to Colombia, Ecuador and Peru and has been recorded to occur within the protected areas network. The taxon is not known to be specifically threatened or in decline at present, therefore a rating of Least Concern is given.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Lupinus pubescens is native to Colombia, Ecuador and Venezuela. This taxon has naturalized in China, Uganda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo and is wideley cultivated in Europe and America.
Countries:
Native:
Colombia; Ecuador; Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of
Introduced:
China; Congo, The Democratic Republic of the; Uganda
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Population [top]

Population: There is currently no specific data available relating to the population size of L. pubescens, however, the taxon is known to be widespread in Colombia.
Population Trend: Stable

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This taxon is known to occur in grasslands, scrub and montane forest.
Systems: Terrestrial

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade: Lupinus pubescens is cultivated as a horticultural plant throughout Europe and in America.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): This taxon is not considered to be threatened or in decline at present.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: This taxon is known to occur within a number of protected areas but seeds have yet to be collected and stored in a seed bank as a method of ex situ conservation.

Citation: Groom, A. 2012. Lupinus pubescens. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 29 November 2014.
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