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Pearcea intermedia

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA SCROPHULARIALES GESNERIACEAE

Scientific Name: Pearcea intermedia
Species Authority: L.P.Kvist & L.E.Skog

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered 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:
A terrestrial herb endemic to Ecuador's eastern Andes. Most of the seven known collections are from roads near Baeza, Chaco, and Santa Rosa de Quijos. Large populations may occur in the Reserva Ecológica Antisana, where one collection has been made on the southern side of the Cordillera de Huacamayos near Jondachi. May also occur in the Parque Nacional Sumaco-Napo-Galeras and the Reserva Ecológica Cayambe-Coca. No specimens of this species are housed in Ecuadorean museums. Apart from habitat destruction, no specific threats are known.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Altitude of 1,500–2,000 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 intermedia. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 28 July 2014.
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