Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Liliopsida Cyperales Gramineae

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

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Near Threatened ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Laegaard, S. & Pitman, N.
Reviewer(s): Valencia, R., Pitman, N., Léon-Yánez, S. & Jørgensen, P.M. (Ecuador Plants Red List Authority)
A bamboo endemic to Ecuador, where it is apparently common in wet Andean forests in the eastern cordillera. Known from a least ten subpopulations and protected in the Parque Nacional Podocarpus; also collected near the Parque Nacional Cajas. Apart from habitat destruction, no specific threats are known.

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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Citation: Laegaard, S. & Pitman, N. 2004. Chusquea leonardiorum. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T45942A11026328. . Downloaded on 07 October 2015.
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