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Ilex altiplana

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA CELASTRALES AQUIFOLIACEAE

Scientific Name: Ilex altiplana
Species Authority: Steyerm.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Lower Risk/near threatened ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): World Conservation Monitoring Centre

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Endemic to the Gran Sabana within Canaima National Park.
Countries:
Native:
Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: The species is found in riparian forest on sandstone plateaux.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The tourist industry is rapidly growing, with some damaging consequences.

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre 1998. Ilex altiplana. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 29 July 2014.
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