Tibouchina oroensis 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Myrtales Melastomataceae

Scientific Name: Tibouchina oroensis Gleason

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable B2ab(iii) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
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Assessor(s): Cotton, E. & Pitman, N.
Reviewer(s): Valencia, R., Pitman, N., Léon-Yánez, S. & Jørgensen, P.M. (Ecuador Plants Red List Authority)
Tibouchina oroensis is endemic to Ecuador, where it is known from seven collections. Habitat destruction is the only known threat.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Endemic to Ecuador's southern Andes, where it is known from seven collections (in Loja and El Oro provinces).
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:A shrub or vine found in low and high Andean forest (1,000–3,000 m).

Threats [top]

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

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: All the collections from Loja province were made inside the Parque Nacional Podocarpus at Cerro Toledo, on the Yangana-Valladolid road.

Citation: Cotton, E. & Pitman, N. 2004. Tibouchina oroensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T45474A11000355. . Downloaded on 25 June 2018.
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