Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Asterales Compositae

Scientific Name: Baccharis klattii
Species Authority: Benoist
Taxonomic Notes: Bull. Soc. Bot. France 91: 192 (1944)

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Near Threatened 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 shrub endemic to Ecuador, where it is widely distributed in the Andes but with only six reported subpopulations. Confirmed to occur in the Reserva Ecológica Cayambe-Coca and potentially present in other Andean protected areas with similar habitats. Habitat destruction is the only known threat to the species.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Widely distributed in the Andes but with only six reported subpopulations.
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: A shrub of high Andean forest and arbustivo páramo (3,000–4,500 m).
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Habitat destruction.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Confirmed to occur in the Reserva Ecológica Cayambe-Coca.

Citation: Montúfar, R. & Pitman, N. 2003. Baccharis klattii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2003: e.T43138A10780949. . Downloaded on 04 October 2015.
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