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Ilex vulcanicola

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA CELASTRALES AQUIFOLIACEAE

Scientific Name: Ilex vulcanicola
Species Authority: Standl.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable A2c ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Mitré, M.
History:
1997 Vulnerable (Walter and Gillett 1998)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: A more common species than I. costaricensis. Populations are also found below 1,000 m in Cerro Jefe and Cerro Campana in Panama. In Costa Rica, the species is reported to be abundant above 1,500 m.
Countries:
Native:
Costa Rica; Panama
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Occurs in high-altitude cloud forest; sometimes also below 1,000 m.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Despite this level of apparent protection, there still remain potential threats from logging and habitat clearance.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: All populations are within areas which receive some level of protection.

Citation: Mitré, M. 1998. Ilex vulcanicola. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 22 October 2014.
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