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Joosia standleyana

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA RUBIALES RUBIACEAE

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)
Justification:
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.
History:
1998 Vulnerable (Oldfield et al. 1998)
1998 Vulnerable

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: An endemic tree of the Ecuadorian High Andes, in Zamora-Chinchipe.
Countries:
Native:
Ecuador
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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. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 22 December 2014.
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