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Chusquea falcata

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA LILIOPSIDA CYPERALES GRAMINEAE

Scientific Name: Chusquea falcata
Species Authority: L.G.Clark

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable B1ab(iii) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Assessor(s): Laegaard, S. & Pitman, N.
Reviewer(s): Valencia, R., Pitman, N., Léon-Yánez, S. & Jørgensen, P.M. (Ecuador Plants Red List Authority)
Justification:
A bamboo endemic to Ecuador, where it is known from nine subpopulations in upper Andean forest. Apparently common in wet forests of the eastern Andes, from Loja and Zamora-Chinchipe to southern Azuay. Protected in the Parque Nacional Podocarpus. Apart from habitat destruction, no specific threats are known.

Geographic Range [top]

Countries:
Native:
Ecuador
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Terrestrial

Citation: Laegaard, S. & Pitman, N. 2004. Chusquea falcata. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 24 November 2014.
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