Gonolobus campii 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Gentianales Asclepiadaceae

Scientific Name: Gonolobus campii
Species Authority: Morillo

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered B1ab(iii) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2003
Date Assessed: 2003-04-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Pitman, N.
Reviewer(s): Valencia, R., Pitman, N., Léon-Yánez, S. & Jørgensen, P.M. (Ecuador Plants Red List Authority)
A vine endemic to Ecuador. Last seen 55 years ago, when it was discovered on the banks of the Río Tarqui, 4–18 km south of Cuenca. The historic locale is not inside Ecuador's protected areas network and has undergone drastic alteration since 1945. The species could potentially occur in the Parque Nacional Cajas. No specimens of this species are housed in Ecuadorian museums. Habitat destruction is the only known threat to the species.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Discovered on the banks of the Río Tarqui, 4–18 km south of Cuenca, Azuay province
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: A vine.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Habitat destruction.

Conservation Actions [top]

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

Citation: Pitman, N. 2003. Gonolobus campii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2003: e.T43078A10768921. . Downloaded on 01 December 2015.
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