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Gynoxys hallii

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA ASTERALES COMPOSITAE

Scientific Name: Gynoxys hallii
Species Authority: Hieron.

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 treelet endemic to Ecuador, where it is known from at least 45 subpopulations, distributed everywhere in the Andes but Bolívar and Loja provinces. Several subpopulations have been reported in the Parque Nacional Cajas, and others are close to protected areas like Cotacachi-Cayapas, Cayambe-Coca, and Llanganates. The only type was apparently destroyed in the Berlin herbarium during the Second World War. Habitat destruction is the only known threat to the species.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Known from at least 45 subpopulations, distributed everywhere in the Andes apart from the Bolívar and Loja provinces.
Countries:
Native:
Ecuador
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: A treelet of high Andean forest (2,500–3,500 m).
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Habitat destruction.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Several subpopulations have been reported in the Parque Nacional Cajas, and others are close to protected areas like Cotacachi-Cayapas, Cayambe-Coca, and Llanganates.

Citation: Montúfar, R. & Pitman, N. 2003. Gynoxys hallii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 01 September 2014.
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