Hypericum prietoi 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Theales Guttiferae

Scientific Name: Hypericum prietoi
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
Needs updating
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 Andean Ecuador, where it is known exclusively from the type collection, made in 1945 between Oña and the Río Yacuambi. The locale is outside Ecuador’s protected areas network, but additional populations may occur in the Parque Nacional Podocarpus. The principal threats are overgrazing and fires. No specimens of this species are housed in Ecuadorean museums.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Altitude of 3,000–3,360 m.
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Citation: Nicolalde, F. & Pitman, N. 2004. Hypericum prietoi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T45115A10981370. . Downloaded on 29 November 2015.
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