Gynoxys reinaldii 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Asterales Asteraceae

Scientific Name: Gynoxys reinaldii Cuatrec.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable B1ab(iii) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2003
Date Assessed: 2003-04-30
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Assessor(s): Montúfar, R. & Pitman, N.
Reviewer(s): Valencia, R., Pitman, N., Léon-Yánez, S. & Jørgensen, P.M. (Ecuador Plants Red List Authority)
A subshrub endemic to Ecuador, where it is known from eight subpopulations in the central Andes, especially in eastern Loja province. One subpopulation has been recorded inside the Parque Nacional Podocarpus. Two subpopulations have been recorded in unknown locales of Azuay province. Habitat destruction is the only known threat to the species.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Known from eight subpopulations in the central Andes, within the Azuay and Loja provinces.
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:A subshrub of high Andean forest (2,000–3,000 m).

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Habitat destruction.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: One subpopulation has been recorded inside the Parque Nacional Podocarpus.

Citation: Montúfar, R. & Pitman, N. 2003. Gynoxys reinaldii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2003: e.T43438A10804486. . Downloaded on 19 March 2018.
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