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Gentianella androsacea

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA GENTIANALES GENTIANACEAE

Scientific Name: Gentianella androsacea
Species Authority: J.S.Pringle

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered B1ab(iii) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Assessor(s): Montúfar, R. & Pitman, N.
Reviewer(s): Valencia, R., Pitman, N., Léon-Yánez, S. & Jørgensen, P.M. (Ecuador Plants Red List Authority)
Justification:
A terrestrial herb endemic to Ecuador's southern Andes, where it has been recorded in four locales. Two are along the Amaluza-Palanda road, a third is in the Cordillera Las Lagunillas, and a fourth is in an unspecified area in southeastern Loja province. Not known to occur inside Ecuador’s protected areas network, but may occur in the Parque Nacional Podocarpus. Probably also in Peru. Apart from habitat destruction, no specific threats are known.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Altitude of 3,000–4,000 m.
Countries:
Native:
Ecuador
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Terrestrial

Citation: Montúfar, R. & Pitman, N. 2004. Gentianella androsacea. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 17 September 2014.
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