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Pearcea hypocyrtiflora

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA SCROPHULARIALES GESNERIACEAE

Scientific Name: Pearcea hypocyrtiflora
Species Authority: (Hook.f.) Regel

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Near Threatened 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:
A terrestrial herb endemic to eastern Ecuador, where it is known from at least 18 collections, mainly in Napo province. Collections have been made along the Río Napo from Puerto Napo to Santa Rosa. Not known to occur inside Ecuador’s protected areas network, but a large population grows in the Jatun Sacha private reserve. May occur in the Reserva Ecológica Cotacachi-Cayapas, in the Reserva Ecológica Antisana, in the Parque Nacional Sangay, or in the Parque Nacional Llanganates. Apart from habitat destruction, no specific threats are known.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Altitude of 250–1,000 m.
Countries:
Native:
Ecuador
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Terrestrial

Citation: Clark, J.L., Skog, L.E. & Pitman, N. 2004. Pearcea hypocyrtiflora. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 23 November 2014.
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