Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Liliopsida Arecales Palmae

Scientific Name: Asterogyne spicata
Species Authority: (H.E.Moore) Wess. Boer

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable B1+2c ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Stauffer, F.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: A palm tree of lowland rainforest, restricted to Guatopo National Park and Cerro Bachiller of Miranda State. No reports exist of occurrences elsewhere in suitable habitat types.
Countries occurrence:
Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Increasing settlement has caused habitat losses in some areas.

Citation: Stauffer, F. 1998. Asterogyne spicata. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T38194A10100536. . Downloaded on 04 October 2015.
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