Gynoxys azuayensis 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Asterales Asteraceae

Scientific Name: Gynoxys azuayensis Cuatrec.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable B1ab(iii); D2 ver 3.1
Year Published: 2003
Date Assessed: 2003-04-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Montúfar, R. & Pitman, N.
Reviewer(s): Valencia, R., Pitman, N., Léon-Yánez, S. & Jørgensen, P.M. (Ecuador Plants Red List Authority)
A tree endemic to Ecuador, where it is known from two subpopulations: one north of Sevilla de Oro and another 12 km off the Loja-Zamora road, in the property of D. Espinosa. Additional subpopulations may be found in the Parque Nacional Podocarpus. Assessed as Vulnerable in 1998; that classification is retained here. Habitat destruction is the only known threat to the species
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Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Known from two subpopulations, within the provinces of Loja and Azuay, Ecuador. One subpopulation was recorded north of Sevilla de Oro and another 12 km off the Loja-Zamora road, in the property of D. Espinosa.
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:A tree of high Andean forest (2,500–3,500 m).

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Habitat destruction.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Not known to occur within any protected areas.

Citation: Montúfar, R. & Pitman, N. 2003. Gynoxys azuayensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2003: e.T38075A10091290. . Downloaded on 21 May 2018.
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