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Centropogon llanganatensis

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA CAMPANULALES CAMPANULACEAE

Scientific Name: Centropogon llanganatensis
Species Authority: Jeppesen

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:
A subshrub endemic to Ecuador where it is known from seven subpopulations on the central and northern Andes. The species is protected inside the Parque Nacional Llanganates, the Reserva Ecológica Antisana and the Reserva Ecológica Cotacachi-Cayapas where large subpopulations occur. Known to occur in forest gaps, mainly near streams and along roads that cross well-preserved forest. Habitat destruction is the only known threat to the species.

Geographic Range [top]

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

Habitat and Ecology: High Andean forest (2,000–3,500 m).
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Apart from habitat destruction, no specific threats are known.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Known to occur within protected areas.

Citation: Moreno, P. & Pitman, N. 2003. Centropogon llanganatensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 21 December 2014.
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