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Baccharis hieronymi

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA ASTERALES COMPOSITAE

Scientific Name: Baccharis hieronymi
Species Authority: Heering
Taxonomic Notes: Mitt. Staatsinst. Allg. Bot. Hamburg 21(Beibl. 34): 3 (1904)

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable B1ab(iii) 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 it is known from two Azuay collections of dubious provenance. Not collected in the last 20 years and probably threatened by deforestation in the region. Potentially occurs in the Parque Nacional Cajas. No specimens of this species are housed in Ecuadorian museums.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Known from two Azuay collections of dubious provenance.
Countries:
Native:
Ecuador
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: A shrub in high Andean forest to high altitude shrubland (3,000–3,500 m).
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Principal threat is deforestation.

Conservation Actions [top]

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

Citation: Montúfar, R. & Pitman, N. 2003. Baccharis hieronymi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 16 September 2014.
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