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Centropogon subandinus

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA CAMPANULALES CAMPANULACEAE

Scientific Name: Centropogon subandinus
Species Authority: Zahlbr.

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 herb or subshrub endemic to Ecuador where it is known from 18 subpopulations on the northern and central slopes of the Andes. Most of the subpopulations occur in Pichincha province where the species grows more frequently along secondary roads in areas near well-preserved forests. The species is protected in the Parque Nacional Cotopaxi and the Reserva Ecológica Antisana. Habitat destruction is the only known threat to the species.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Centropogon subandinus is endemic to Ecuador. It is known from 18 subpopulations in Chimborazo, Cotopaxi, Napo and Pichincha provinces.
Countries:
Native:
Ecuador
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Low and high Andean forest (1,000–3,500 m).
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Habitat destruction is the only known threat to the species.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Known to occur within protected areas.

Citation: Moreno, P. & Pitman, N. 2003. Centropogon subandinus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 30 October 2014.
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