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Pseuderanthemum hookerianum

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA SCROPHULARIALES ACANTHACEAE

Scientific Name: Pseuderanthemum hookerianum
Species Authority: V.M. Baum (Nees)

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2003
Date Assessed: 2003-04-30
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Delgado, T. & Pitman, N.
Reviewer(s): Valencia, R., Pitman, N., Léon-Yánez, S. & Jørgensen, P.M. (Ecuador Plants Red List Authority)
Justification:
A shrub endemic to Ecuador, where it is known from five subpopulations. Occurs inside the Parque Nacional Yasuní and the Parque Nacional Sumaco-Napo-Galeras. Habitat destruction is the only known threat to the species.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Known from five subpopulations, found within the provinces of Esmeraldas, Guayas, Napo, Orellana and Tungurahua.
Countries:
Native:
Ecuador
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: A shrub of moist lowland and moist montane forest, found at an elevational range of 1,000–2,000 m.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Apart from habitat destruction, no specific threats are known.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Occurs inside the Parque Nacional Yasuní and the Parque Nacional Sumaco-Napo-Galeras.

Citation: Delgado, T. & Pitman, N. 2003. Pseuderanthemum hookerianum. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 26 October 2014.
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