Lysipomia laricina 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Asterales Campanulaceae

Scientific Name: Lysipomia laricina E.Wimm.

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 three subpopulations in the southern paramos. One is on the road to Laguna El Compadre, inside the Parque Nacional Podocarpus. Another has been reported in the Horta Naque region. A third subpopulation occurs at Cerro San Francisco, near Loja. The size of the population and threats to the species are unknown.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Lysipomia laricina is endemic to Ecuador. It is known from three subpopulations in Loja province.
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

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

Threats [top]

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

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Known to occur within protected areas.

Citation: Moreno, P. & Pitman, N. 2003. Lysipomia laricina. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2003: e.T43545A10810930. . Downloaded on 18 September 2018.
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