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Aristeguietia cacalioides

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA ASTERALES COMPOSITAE

Scientific Name: Aristeguietia cacalioides
Species Authority: (Kunth) R.M.King & H.Rob.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Near Threatened 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 shrub endemic to Ecuador, where at least 15 subpopulations have been recorded throughout the Andes, some inside the Parque Nacional Cajas. Other subpopulations may occur inside similar habitats of the Parque Nacional Podocarpus. Habitat destruction is the main threat to the species.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: A shrub endemic to Ecuador, where at least 15 subpopulations have been recorded throughout the Andes, some Other subpopulations may occur inside similar habitats of the Parque Nacional Podocarpus. Apart from habitat destruction, no specific threats are known.
Countries:
Native:
Ecuador
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: A shrub endemic high Andean forest and high altitude páramo (2,500–3,500 m).
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Habitat destruction.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Known to occur within the Parque Nacional Cajas.

Citation: Montúfar, R. & Pitman, N. 2003. Aristeguietia cacalioides. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 23 August 2014.
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