Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Asterales Compositae

Scientific Name: Gynoxys baccharoides
Species Authority: (Kunth) Cass.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable D2 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 treelet endemic to Ecuador, where it is known from five subpopulations in the Andean region. Reported from the Parque Nacional Cajas, and may occur in similar habitats in other Andean reserves. The principal threats are fires and deforestation.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Known from five subpopulations in the Andean region, found within the provinces of Azuay, Chimborazo, Imbabura, Pichincha and Tungurahua.
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: A treelet of high Andean forest to high altitude páramo, found at an elevational range of 3,500–4,500 m.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The principal threats are fires and deforestation.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Reported from the Parque Nacional Cajas.

Citation: Montúfar, R. & Pitman, N. 2003. Gynoxys baccharoides. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2003: e.T43426A10803735. . Downloaded on 09 October 2015.
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