Lysipomia cylindrocarpa 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Asterales Campanulaceae

Scientific Name: Lysipomia cylindrocarpa T.J.Ayers

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered B1ab(iii) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2003
Date Assessed: 2003-04-30
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)
A terrestrial herb endemic to Ecuador where it is known from five subpopulations in the southern paramos. One subpopulation occurs in the Parque Nacional Podocarpus. The threats and population size are unknown. No specimens of this species are housed in Ecuadorian museums.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Lysipomia cylindrocarpa is endemic to Ecuador. It is known from five subpopulations in Loja province. Population size is not known.
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:Humid paramos (3,000–3,500 m).

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Specific threats are not known.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Known to occur within the Parque Nacional Podocarpus.

Citation: Moreno, P. & Pitman, N. 2003. Lysipomia cylindrocarpa. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2003: e.T43544A10810871. . Downloaded on 23 September 2018.
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