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Gentianella cernua

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA GENTIANALES GENTIANACEAE

Scientific Name: Gentianella cernua
Species Authority: (Kunth) Fabris

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern 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, where it is widely distributed in the central Andes and known from nearly 50 populations. Not yet confirmed to occur inside Ecuador’s protected areas network, but probably occurs in similar habitats in the Parque Nacional Cotopaxi, Parque Nacional Sangay and Parque Nacional Llanganates and in the Reserva de Producción Faunística Chimborazo. Apart from habitat destruction, no specific threats are known.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Altitude of 3,000–4,500 m.
Countries:
Native:
Ecuador
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Terrestrial
Citation: Montúfar, R. & Pitman, N. 2004. Gentianella cernua. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 24 April 2014.
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