Paspalum soboliferum 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Liliopsida Cyperales Gramineae

Scientific Name: Paspalum soboliferum
Species Authority: Chase

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 Andean Ecuador. Not seen since A. Hitchcock collected the type in 1923 between Loja and San Lucas, in an Agave hedge. No specimens of this species are housed in Ecuadorean museums and the type locale is not in a protected area. Apart from habitat destruction, no specific threats are known.

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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Citation: Laegaard, S. & Pitman, N. 2004. Paspalum soboliferum. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T45968A11027163. . Downloaded on 29 November 2015.
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