Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Gentianales Gentianaceae

Scientific Name: Halenia serpyllifolia
Species Authority: J.S.Pringle

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered 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 eight populations inside the Parque Nacional Cajas and surrounding areas. Due to its very restricted distribution, the species may not occur in any other protected areas. The principal threats are grazing, fires, and tourism.

Geographic Range [top]

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

Citation: Montúfar, R. & Pitman, N. 2004. Halenia serpyllifolia. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T45283A10986157. . Downloaded on 13 October 2015.
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