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Tibouchina campii

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA MYRTALES MELASTOMATACEAE

Scientific Name: Tibouchina campii
Species Authority: Wurdack

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable B1ab(iii) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Assessor(s): Cotton, E. & Pitman, N.
Reviewer(s): Valencia, R., Pitman, N., Léon-Yánez, S. & Jørgensen, P.M. (Ecuador Plants Red List Authority)
Justification:
Tibouchina campii is endemic to Ecuador, where five subpopulations are known. Two specimens apparently have been collected in Peru, but the determination is uncertain for one and the elevation too low (180 m) for the other. Habitat destruction is the only known threat.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Endemic to the eastern Andes of southern Ecuador, where five subpopulations are known (in Morona-Santiago and Zamora-Chinchipe provinces). Two specimens are reported as being collected in Peru, but the determination is uncertain for one and the elevation too low (180 m) for the other.
Countries:
Native:
Ecuador
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: A subshrub found in low and high Andean forest (500–2,000 m).
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Apart from habitat destruction, no specific threats are known.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Not confirmed inside Ecuador’s protected areas network.

Citation: Cotton, E. & Pitman, N. 2004. Tibouchina campii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 24 October 2014.
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