Gentianella splendens 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Gentianales Gentianaceae

Scientific Name: Gentianella splendens
Species Authority: (Gilg) 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 herb or subshrub endemic to Andean Ecuador. Abundant in the central eastern Andes, where most of the collections are now protected in the Parque Nacional Llanganates. Probably also inside the Parque Nacional Sangay. Apart from habitat destruction, no specific threats are known.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Altitude of 2,300–4,500 m.
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Citation: Montúfar, R. & Pitman, N. 2004. Gentianella splendens. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T45278A10985636. . Downloaded on 26 November 2015.
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