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Senecio arborescens

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA ASTERALES COMPOSITAE

Scientific Name: Senecio arborescens
Species Authority: Steetz
Common Name/s:
Spanish Estrella, Mano De León

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Lower Risk/least concern ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor/s: Mitré, M.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Ranging from Mexico probably to Colombia, the species is widely occurring and frequent in some areas.
Countries:
Native:
Costa Rica; Guatemala; Mexico; Nicaragua; Panama
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It is found in semi-deciduous forest and woodland up to 1,600 m, sometimes occurring in cloud forest or swamp forest.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Although the habitat is declining in much of its range and some populations are considered threatened at a national level, the species is not threatened at a global level.
Citation: Mitré, M. 1998. Senecio arborescens. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 19 April 2014.
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