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Coursetia dubia

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA FABALES LEGUMINOSAE

Scientific Name: Coursetia dubia
Species Authority: (Kunth) DC.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Near Threatened ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Assessor(s): Neill, D. & Pitman, N.
Reviewer(s): Valencia, R., Pitman, N., Léon-Yánez, S. & Jørgensen, P.M. (Ecuador Plants Red List Authority)
Justification:
A shrub endemic to the Ecuadorean Andes. More than 25 populations are known from inter-Andean valleys, where the species sometime grows abundantly in dry areas with sandy soils. Protected by Ecuador's parks network in the Reserva Geobotánica Pululahua. Apart from habitat destruction, no specific threats are known.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Altitude of 2,200–3,500 m.
Countries:
Native:
Ecuador
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Terrestrial

Citation: Neill, D. & Pitman, N. 2004. Coursetia dubia. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 22 December 2014.
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