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Chusquea maclurei

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA LILIOPSIDA CYPERALES GRAMINEAE

Scientific Name: Chusquea maclurei
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 Andean forest in Ecuador. Five subpopulations are mentioned in the literature (Clark 1989) and new collections have revealed at least three more. Not protected in Ecuador's protected areas network, but known to occur in the Río Guajalito and Mindo private reserves. 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 maclurei. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 22 August 2014.
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