Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Campanulales Campanulaceae

Scientific Name: Burmeistera huacamayensis
Species Authority: Jeppesen

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered B1ab(iii) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2003
Date Assessed: 2003-04-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Moreno, P. & 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 known from two subpopulations in the Cordillera de Huacamayos, along the Cotundo-Coca and Baeza-Tena roads. The species forms part of pioneer vegetation along roadsides but also occurs inside the forest in gaps. Not known to occur inside Ecuador’s protected areas network but may be present in the Reserva Ecológica Antisana and in the Parque Nacional Sumaco-Napo-Galeras. Other than habitat decline, specific threats are unknown for the species.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Burmeistera huacamayensis is endemic to Ecuador. It is known from two subpopulations in Napo province.
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Low and high Andean forest (1,500–2,500 m).
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Specific threats are unknown for the species.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Not known to occur within any protected areas.

Citation: Moreno, P. & Pitman, N. 2003. Burmeistera huacamayensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2003: e.T43483A10801885. . Downloaded on 13 October 2015.
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