Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Gentianales Gentianaceae

Scientific Name: Gentianella jamesonii
Species Authority: (Hook.) Fabris

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered A4c; 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 Andean Ecuador, where all collections are from a small area on the western slopes of the Pichincha and Atacazo volcanoes. The principal threats are grazing, fires, and urban sprawl from nearby Quito. Potentially may occur inside the Reserva Ecológica Los Ilinizas.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Altitude of 2,500–4,500 m.
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Citation: Montúfar, R. & Pitman, N. 2004. Gentianella jamesonii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T45270A10989251. . Downloaded on 06 October 2015.
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