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Aristeguietia glutinosa

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA ASTERALES COMPOSITAE

Scientific Name: Aristeguietia glutinosa
Species Authority: (Lam.) R.M.King & H.Rob.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern 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 30 subpopulations have been recorded throughout the Andean region. Confirmed to occur inside the Reserva Geobotánica Pululahua and the Parque Nacional Cotopaxi, and in areas close to the Parque Nacional Cajas and the Reserva Ecológica Antisana. Potentially occurs in the Reserva Ecológica Cayambe-Coca, Parque Nacional Llanganates and Parque Nacional Sangay. The principal threat is deforestation, due to agriculture.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: At least 30 subpopulations have been recorded throughout the Andean region.
Countries:
Native:
Ecuador
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: A shrub of high Andean forest and high altitude vegetation (2,000–4,000 m).
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The principal threat is deforestation, due to agriculture.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Confirmed to occur inside the Reserva Geobotánica Pululahua and the Parque Nacional Cotopaxi, and in areas close to the Parque Nacional Cajas and the Reserva Ecológica Antisana.

Citation: Montúfar, R. & Pitman, N. 2003. Aristeguietia glutinosa. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 20 December 2014.
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