Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Polygalales Polygalaceae

Scientific Name: Monnina loxensis
Species Authority: Benth.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable A4c; B1ab(iii) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Needs updating
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 Ecuador, where it is widely distributed in the southern Andes. At least 20 subpopulations have been recorded, some of them in the Parque Nacional Podocarpus. The principal threats are logging and colonization of the high elevation Andean forests and paramos preferred by the species.

Geographic Range [top]

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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Citation: Freire-Fierro, A. & Pitman, N. 2004. Monnina loxensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T45983A11023576. . Downloaded on 08 October 2015.
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