Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Liliopsida Cyperales Gramineae

Scientific Name: Chusquea perligulata
Species Authority: (Pilg.) McClure

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern 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 Andean Ecuador, where it is a frequent and common species in northern Cañar and southern Chimborazo provinces. Protected in the Parque Nacional Llanganates, Parque Nacional Sangay, Parque Nacional Cajas, and Parque Nacional Podocarpus. The only type was apparently destroyed in the Berlin herbarium during the Second World War. Apart from habitat destruction, no specific threats are known.

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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Citation: Laegaard, S. & Pitman, N. 2004. Chusquea perligulata. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T45945A11026441. . Downloaded on 06 October 2015.
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