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Lysipomia bilineata

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA CAMPANULALES CAMPANULACEAE

Scientific Name: Lysipomia bilineata
Species Authority: McVaugh

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered B1ab(iii) 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 terrestrial herb endemic to Ecuador where it is known from two collections from Loja. One was made in 1933–1947 in the Horta-Naque region, in the southeastern Andes. This region is outside Ecuador’s protected areas network but the species may be present in the Parque Nacional Podocarpus. No precise data exist for the locale of the second collection. No specimens of this species are housed in Ecuadorian museums. Habitat destruction is the only known threat to the species.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Lysipomia bilineata is endemic to Ecuador. It is known from two collections from Loja province.
Countries:
Native:
Ecuador
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Paramos (3,500–4,000 m).
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

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

Conservation Actions [top]

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

Citation: Moreno, P. & Pitman, N. 2003. Lysipomia bilineata. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 03 September 2014.
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