Gentianella foliosa 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Gentianales Gentianaceae

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

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Montúfar, R. & Pitman, N.
Reviewer(s): Valencia, R., Pitman, N., Léon-Yánez, S. & Jørgensen, P.M. (Ecuador Plants Red List Authority)
A terrestrial herb endemic to Ecuador, where it is widely distributed in the central Andes and known from at least 41 populations. Protected in the Parque Nacional Cajas and potentially also inside Cotopaxi, Sangay and Llanganates protected areas, in the Reserva Ecológica Antisana, 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.
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Citation: Montúfar, R. & Pitman, N. 2004. Gentianella foliosa. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T45263A10985091. . Downloaded on 01 December 2015.
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