Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Celastrales Aquifoliaceae

Scientific Name: Ilex karuaiana
Species Authority: Steyerm.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable D2 ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): World Conservation Monitoring Centre

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: The species appears to be endemic to the lower slopes of Ptari-tepui, near Río Caruay in Canaima National Park.
Countries occurrence:
Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Occurring in dense riparian forest and semi-deciduous and evergreen forest on sandstone.
Systems: Terrestrial

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre. 1998. Ilex karuaiana. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T38364A10109119. . Downloaded on 04 October 2015.
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