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Hypericum maguirei

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA THEALES GUTTIFERAE

Scientific Name: Hypericum maguirei
Species Authority: N.Robson

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable 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)
Justification:
A shrub endemic to Andean paramo in Ecuador. Most of the collections are from Azuay province. One collector described the plant growing in a thin layer of soil on dry stones. Not known to occur inside Ecuador’s protected areas network. Principal threats are overgrazing and fires in the paramo.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Altitude of 2,000–4,000 m.
Countries:
Native:
Ecuador
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Terrestrial
Citation: Nicolalde, F. & Pitman, N. 2004. Hypericum maguirei. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 24 April 2014.
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