Ilex huachamacariana 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Celastrales Aquifoliaceae

Scientific Name: Ilex huachamacariana
Species Authority: Edwin
Taxonomic Notes: The Cerro Huachamacari subpopulation may prove to be a distinct taxon.

Assessment Information [top]

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

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Disjunct populations are known from Auyán-tepui in Bolívar, and Cerro Huachamacari in Amazonas. The former may prove to be a distinct taxon.
Countries occurrence:
Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: A shrub or tree of shrubby meadows and dwarf riparian and mossy forest, generally on sandy soils.
Systems: Terrestrial

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Both populations are protected within national parks.

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre. 1998. Ilex huachamacariana. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T38361A10108935. . Downloaded on 01 December 2015.
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