Achyrocline hallii 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Asterales Compositae

Scientific Name: Achyrocline hallii
Species Authority: Hieron.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable A4c; D2 ver 3.1
Year Published: 2003
Date Assessed: 2003-04-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Montúfar, R. & Pitman, N.
Reviewer(s): Valencia, R., Pitman, N., Léon-Yánez, S. & Jørgensen, P.M. (Ecuador Plants Red List Authority)
A terrestrial herb endemic to Ecuador, where it is known to occur in four isolated locales in the Andes. Not known to occur inside Ecuador’s protected areas network, but may occur in similar habitats within the Sangay, Los Ilinizas and Llanganates protected areas. The holotype was apparently destroyed in the Berlin herbarium during the Second World War. Habitat destruction is the only known threat to the species.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Known to occur in four isolated locales in the Andes, within the provinces of Azuay, Carchi, Cotopaxi and Tungurahua.
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: A terrestrial herb of Andean forest to dry high altitude shrubland (2,000–3,500 m).
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Habitat destruction.

Conservation Actions [top]

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

Citation: Montúfar, R. & Pitman, N. 2003. Achyrocline hallii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2003: e.T43094A10771238. . Downloaded on 25 November 2015.
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