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Phaedranassa brevifolia 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Liliopsida Liliales Amaryllidaceae

Scientific Name: Phaedranassa brevifolia Meerow

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered B1ab(iii); C2a(i) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2003
Date Assessed: 2003-04-30
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Oleas, N. & Pitman, N.
Reviewer(s): Valencia, R., Pitman, N., Léon-Yánez, S. & Jørgensen, P.M. (Ecuador Plants Red List Authority)
Justification:
A terrestrial herb endemic to Ecuador, where it is known from five subpopulations, with at least 100 individuals in each, in the dry valley of the Río Mira between Imbabura and Carchi provinces. Not known to occur inside Ecuador’s protected areas network. The principal threats are agriculture and grazing. Habitat destruction is the only known threat to the species.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Known from five subpopulations, with at least 100 individuals in each, in the dry valley of the Río Mira between Imbabura and Carchi provinces.
Countries occurrence:
Native:
Ecuador
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:A terrestrial herb of subtropical/tropical dry Andean vegetation, found at an elevational range of 1,000–1,500 m.
Systems:Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Principal threats are agriculture and grazing.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Not known to occur within any protected areas.

Citation: Oleas, N. & Pitman, N. 2003. Phaedranassa brevifolia. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2003: e.T42809A10754305. . Downloaded on 17 December 2017.
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