Gentianella limoselloides 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Gentianales Gentianaceae

Scientific Name: Gentianella limoselloides
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 and widely distributed in paramos. Recorded in the Antisana, Cotopaxi, Cajas, Cayambe-Coca and Chimborazo protected areas, and may occur in similar habitats inside the Cotacachi-Cayapas, Llanganates, and Sangay protected areas. Potential threats are over-grazing and fires.

Geographic Range [top]

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

Citation: Montúfar, R. & Pitman, N. 2004. Gentianella limoselloides. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T45271A10989295. . Downloaded on 28 May 2016.
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