Hypericum asplundii


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Hypericum asplundii
Species Authority: N.Robson

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered B1ab(iii) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Assessor(s): Nicolalde, F. & Pitman, N.
Reviewer(s): Valencia, R., Pitman, N., Léon-Yánez, S. & Jørgensen, P.M. (Ecuador Plants Red List Authority)
A shrub endemic to Ecuador, where it is known from a single 1955 collection. Discovered on the northwestern slopes of Cerro Corazón, southeast of Machachi. Not known to occur inside Ecuador’ protected areas network, but may be present in the Reserva Ecológica Los Ilinizas or the Refugio de Vida Silvestre Pasochoa. The geographical coordinates of the current collections in the TROPICOS database are incorrect. No specimens of this species are housed in Ecuadorean museums. Apart from habitat destruction, no specific threats are known.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Altitude of 3,400 m.
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Terrestrial

Citation: Nicolalde, F. & Pitman, N. 2004. Hypericum asplundii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <>. Downloaded on 29 May 2015.
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