Joosia standleyana


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Joosia standleyana
Species Authority: Steyerm.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered B1ab(iii) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Assessor(s): Jaramillo, T., Cornejo, X. & Pitman, N.
Reviewer(s): Valencia, R., Pitman, N., Léon-Yánez, S. & Jørgensen, P.M. (Ecuador Plants Red List Authority)
A shrub or tree endemic to Ecuador's southern Andes, where it is known from three locales. Two are near the Quebrada Achupallas in Morona-Santiago province and the third is between Limón and Indaza, in Zamora-Chinchipe province and inside the Parque Nacional Podocarpus. Formerly classified as Vulnerable (Oldfield et al. 1998). Apart from habitat destruction, no specific threats are known.
1998 Vulnerable (Oldfield et al. 1998)
1998 Vulnerable

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: An endemic tree of the Ecuadorian High Andes, in Zamora-Chinchipe.
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Currently known only from an area of montane cloud forest between 2,000 and 2,700 m.
Systems: Terrestrial

Citation: Jaramillo, T., Cornejo, X. & Pitman, N. 2004. Joosia standleyana. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <>. Downloaded on 29 May 2015.
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