Panicum acostia 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Liliopsida Cyperales Gramineae

Scientific Name: Panicum acostia
Species Authority: R.D.Webster

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered B1ab(iii) 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 grass endemic to the western Andean foothills of Ecuador, where it is known only from the 1946 type collection. Discovered on a riverbank in an unknown locale in Imbabura province. Not confirmed to occur in Ecuador's protected areas network. No specimens of this species are housed in Ecuadorean museums. Apart from habitat destruction, no specific threats are known.

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Citation: Laegaard, S. & Pitman, N. 2004. Panicum acostia. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T45965A11027049. . Downloaded on 30 November 2015.
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