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Oxalis norlindiana

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA GERANIALES OXALIDACEAE

Scientific Name: Oxalis norlindiana
Species Authority: R.Knuth

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Critically Endangered A4c; B1ab(iii) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Assessor(s): Quintana, C. & Pitman, N.
Reviewer(s): Valencia, R., Pitman, N., Léon-Yánez, S. & Jørgensen, P.M. (Ecuador Plants Red List Authority)
Justification:
Oxalis norlindiana is endemic to Ecuador, where it is known from the type collection, recorded before 1927. This locale is currently inside the metropolitan area of Quito. Habitat destruction is the only known threat.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Endemic to Ecuador, where it is known from the type collection, recorded before 1927 on the banks of the Río Machángara, in Guápulo (Pichincha province). This locale is currently inside the metropolitan area of Quito. The holotype was apparently destroyed in the Berlin herbarium during the Second World War, but the isotype is in the US herbarium in Washington, D.C. No specimens of this species are housed in Ecuadorean museums.
Countries:
Native:
Ecuador
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: A terrestrial herb found in high Andean forest (2,500–3,000 m).
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

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

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Not known to occur inside Ecuador’s protected areas network, but could occur in the Reserva Geobotánica Pululahua.

Citation: Quintana, C. & Pitman, N. 2004. Oxalis norlindiana. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 26 July 2014.
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