Fuchsia harlingii


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Fuchsia harlingii
Species Authority: Munz

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable B1ab(iii) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Assessor(s): León-Yánez, S. & Pitman, N.
Reviewer(s): Valencia, R., Pitman, N., Léon-Yánez, S. & Jørgensen, P.M. (Ecuador Plants Red List Authority)
Fuchsia harlingii is endemic to Ecuador's southern Andes. Known from eight subpopulations. Habitat destruction is the only known threat.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Endemic to Ecuador's southern Andes, where it is widely distributed in and around Loja province. Known from eight subpopulations (in Azuay, Loja, Morona-Santiago and Zamora-Chinchipe provinces).
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: A shrub found in high Andean forest to humid paramo (2,500–3,500 m). Occurs inside forest but also in shrubby areas, between grasslands and in bamboo, along streams and roads.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

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

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: One subpopulation occurs in the Parque Nacional Podocarpus.

Citation: León-Yánez, S. & Pitman, N. 2004. Fuchsia harlingii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <>. Downloaded on 01 April 2015.
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