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Columnea brenneri

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA SCROPHULARIALES GESNERIACEAE

Scientific Name: Columnea brenneri
Species Authority: (Wiehler) B.D.Morley

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable B1ab(iii) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Assessor/s: Clark, J.L., Skog, L.E. & Pitman, N.
Reviewer/s: Valencia, R., Pitman, N., Léon-Yánez, S. & Jørgensen, P.M. (Ecuador Plants Red List Authority)
Justification:
An epiphytic herb endemic to Ecuador, better known from cultivated collections than in the wild. Never abundant, with only one or two plants recorded in each locale. Protected in the Reserva Ecológica Antisana and may also occur in the Parque Nacional Sumaco-Napo-Galeras and the Reserva Ecológica Cayambe-Coca. Apart from habitat destruction, no specific threats are known.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Altitude of 700–1,500 m.
Countries:
Native:
Ecuador
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Terrestrial
Citation: Clark, J.L., Skog, L.E. & Pitman, N. 2004. Columnea brenneri. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 17 April 2014.
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