Asterogyne yaracuyense 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Liliopsida Arecales Arecaceae

Scientific Name: Asterogyne yaracuyense (H.E.Moore) Wess. Boer

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Critically Endangered A1c, B1+2c, C1 ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Stauffer, F.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Confined to the mountain ridge of Santa MarĂ­a and on La Chapa ridge in Yaracuy state. This tree was not found in any of the neighbouring cloud forests and is presumed to have a very restricted distribution.
Countries occurrence:
Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:A small palm, up to 5 m tall, restricted to cloud forest.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Two years ago, a team from the Herbario Nacional de Venezuela visited this area and found a massive deterioration of the habitat mainly due to agriculture and logging.

Citation: Stauffer, F. 1998. Asterogyne yaracuyense. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T38195A10100655. . Downloaded on 24 June 2018.
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