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Halenia pulchella

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA GENTIANALES GENTIANACEAE

Scientific Name: Halenia pulchella
Species Authority: Gilg

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Assessor(s): Montúfar, R. & Pitman, N.
Reviewer(s): Valencia, R., Pitman, N., Léon-Yánez, S. & Jørgensen, P.M. (Ecuador Plants Red List Authority)
Justification:
A herb or subshrub endemic to Ecuador, where it is known from more than 25 populations in the eastern Andes. Collected inside the Parque Nacional Llanganates; several other collections are from locales near protected areas like Cayambe-Coca and Sangay. Probably occurs inside the Parque Nacional Cotopaxi. Apart from habitat destruction, no specific threats are known.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Altitude of 3,000–4,500 m.
Countries:
Native:
Ecuador
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Terrestrial

Citation: Montúfar, R. & Pitman, N. 2004. Halenia pulchella. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 22 September 2014.
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