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Lepechinia mutica 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Lamiales Labiatae

Scientific Name: Lepechinia mutica
Species Authority: (Benth.) Epling

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable B1ab(iii) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Montúfar, R. & Pitman, N.
Reviewer(s): Valencia, R., Pitman, N., Léon-Yánez, S. & Jørgensen, P.M. (Ecuador Plants Red List Authority)
Justification:
A shrub endemic to Andean Ecuador, where it is known from three populations in eastern Loja province. Reported several times in areas near Loja, in the Nudo of Cajanuma and Cerro Villonaco. According to P. Lozano, the species is abundant in the Parque Nacional Podocarpus. Apart from habitat destruction, no specific threats are known.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Altitude of 2,000–3,000 m.
Countries occurrence:
Native:
Ecuador
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Citation: Montúfar, R. & Pitman, N. 2004. Lepechinia mutica. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T45565A11000728. . Downloaded on 04 December 2016.
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