Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Asterales Compositae

Scientific Name: Gynoxys rimbachii
Species Authority: 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)
Assessed as Vulnerable in 1998. That category is retained here. Gynoxys rimbachii is endemic to Ecuador, where it is known from four Andean collections. It is not know to occur inside Ecuador’s protected areas network. Habitat destruction is the only known threat to the species
Previously published Red List assessments:
1998 Vulnerable (VU)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Known from four Andean collections, within the Azuay, Chimborazo, Napo and Pichincha Provinces, Ecuador.
Countries occurrence:
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

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

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 rimbachii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2003: e.T38079A10091813. . Downloaded on 08 October 2015.
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