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Gynoxys leiotheca

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA ASTERALES COMPOSITAE

Scientific Name: Gynoxys leiotheca
Species Authority: S.F.Blake

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient 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 a single collection from 1904. The label information is scant and gives no information for locale nor province, making this species Data Deficient until more information is available. No specimens of this species are housed in Ecuadorian museums. Habitat destruction is the only known threat to the species.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Known from a single collection. The label information is scant and gives no information for locale nor province.
Countries:
Native:
Ecuador
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Habitat destruction.

Citation: Montúfar, R. & Pitman, N. 2003. Gynoxys leiotheca. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 21 October 2014.
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