Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Gentianales Gentianaceae

Scientific Name: Halenia taruga-gasso
Species Authority: Gilg

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Near Threatened 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 southern Ecuador, where 16 populations are known. Protected in the Parque Nacional Podocarpus and the Parque Nacional Cajas, and probably also in northern Peru. The principal threats are grazing and fires.

Geographic Range [top]

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

Citation: Montúfar, R. & Pitman, N. 2004. Halenia taruga-gasso. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T45284A10986246. . Downloaded on 10 October 2015.
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