Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Gentianales Gentianaceae

Scientific Name: Gentianella sulphurea
Species Authority: (Gilg) Fabris

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable D2 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 high-elevation Andean sites in Ecuador, where it is known from four populations. Not confirmed to occur inside Ecuador’s protected areas network, but some of the recorded populations may be protected in the Parque Nacional Sangay and Parque Nacional Llanganates. Apart from habitat destruction, no specific threats are known.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Altitude of 4,000–4,500 m.
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Citation: Montúfar, R. & Pitman, N. 2004. Gentianella sulphurea. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T45279A10985728. . Downloaded on 09 October 2015.
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