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Adenostemma harlingii

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA ASTERALES COMPOSITAE

Scientific Name: Adenostemma harlingii
Species Authority: R.M. King & H. Rob.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable D2 ver 3.1
Year Published: 2003
Date Assessed: 2003-04-30
Annotations:
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)
Justification:
A terrestrial herb endemic to Ecuador, where it is known from a single 1980 collection in disturbed areas near Baeza. Although there have been intensive collecting trips to Baeza and its surroundings over the last 20 years, the species has not been collected again. Potentially occurs within the Reserva Ecológica Cayambe-Coca and the Reserva Ecológica Antisana. No specimens of this species are housed in Ecuadorian museums. The principal threat is deforestation. Habitat destruction is the only known threat to the species.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Known from a single collection near Baeza, Napo province.
Countries:
Native:
Ecuador
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: A terrestrial herb of Andean forest (2,000 m).
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The principal threat is deforestation.

Conservation Actions [top]

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

Citation: Montúfar, R. & Pitman, N. 2003. Adenostemma harlingii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 20 September 2014.
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