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Centropogon dissectus

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA CAMPANULALES CAMPANULACEAE

Scientific Name: Centropogon dissectus
Species Authority: E.Wimm.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Near Threatened ver 3.1
Year Published: 2003
Date Assessed: 2003-04-30
Annotations:
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)
Justification:
An epiphytic herb or subshrub endemic to Ecuador where it is known from seven subpopulations on the outer slopes of the Andes. Occurs in the Parque Nacional Sumaco-Napo-Galeras, the Parque Nacional Llanganates and the Reserva Ecológica Cotacachi-Cayapas. The subpopulation along the Tulcán-Maldonado road is threatened by the annual clearing of roadside vegetation.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Centropogon dissectus is endemic to Ecuador. It is known from seven subpopulations in Carchi, Imbabura, Napo, Pichincha, Tungurahua and Zamora-Chinchipe provinces.
Countries:
Native:
Ecuador
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: High Andean forest (2,500–3,500 m).
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The population along the Tulcán-Maldonado road is threatened by the annual clearing of roadside vegetation.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Known to occur within protected areas.

Citation: Moreno, P. & Pitman, N. 2003. Centropogon dissectus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 28 November 2014.
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