Centropogon dissectus 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Campanulales Campanulaceae

Scientific Name: Centropogon dissectus E.Wimm.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Near Threatened ver 3.1
Year Published: 2003
Date Assessed: 2003-04-30
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Assessor(s): Moreno, P. & Pitman, N.
Reviewer(s): Valencia, R., Pitman, N., Léon-Yánez, S. & Jørgensen, P.M. (Ecuador Plants Red List Authority)
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.
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

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

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 2003: e.T43505A10807134. . Downloaded on 19 June 2018.
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