Monnina equatoriensis 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Polygalales Polygalaceae

Scientific Name: Monnina equatoriensis Chodat

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable C1 ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
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Assessor(s): Freire-Fierro, A. & Pitman, N.
Reviewer(s): Valencia, R., Pitman, N., Léon-Yánez, S. & Jørgensen, P.M. (Ecuador Plants Red List Authority)
A shrub endemic to Andean Ecuador. Known from nine subpopulations, including some protected by the Parque Nacional Llanganates and the Reserva Ecológica Cayambe-Coca. The only type was destroyed in the Berlin herbarium during the Second World War; a photograph survives in the Field Museum, USA. A specimen in the QPLS herbarium is likely an isotype or a paratype, since "Monnina equatoriensis" is written on it. Even subpopulations inside protected areas are threatened by fires, grazing and deforestation.

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Citation: Freire-Fierro, A. & Pitman, N. 2004. Monnina equatoriensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T45981A11023331. . Downloaded on 21 June 2018.
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