Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Gentianales Gentianaceae

Scientific Name: Gentianella oellgaardii
Species Authority: J.S.Pringle

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable 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 Ecuador's southern Andes, where it is known from five populations. Four of them are protected inside the Parque Nacional Podocarpus; the fifth is south of Saraguro, at km 13 between Loma del Oro and Fierro Urcu. Potentially inside the Parque Nacional Cajas. Apart from habitat destruction, no specific threats are known.

Geographic Range [top]

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

Citation: Montúfar, R. & Pitman, N. 2004. Gentianella oellgaardii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T45273A10989382. . Downloaded on 10 October 2015.
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