Gentianella hirculus 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Gentianales Gentianaceae

Scientific Name: Gentianella hirculus
Species Authority: (Griseb.) Fabris

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): 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 southern Ecuador, where it is known from 12 Andean populations in a small area of western Azuay province, specifically the Parque Nacional Cajas. The principal threat is habitat disturbance in Cajas due to grazing and visitors to the park.

Geographic Range [top]

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

Citation: Montúfar, R. & Pitman, N. 2004. Gentianella hirculus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T45267A10989083. . Downloaded on 29 November 2015.
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