Galium azuayicum 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Rubiales Rubiaceae

Scientific Name: Galium azuayicum
Species Authority: Dempster

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable D2 ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
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Assessor(s): Jaramillo, T., Cornejo, X. & Pitman, N.
Reviewer(s): Valencia, R., Pitman, N., Léon-Yánez, S. & Jørgensen, P.M. (Ecuador Plants Red List Authority)
A herb or vine endemic to Andean Ecuador. Known only from the type, collected between 1968 and 1980, 71 km north of Loja on the Panamerican highway, near Oña. Not confirmed in any protected area. No specimens of this species are housed in Ecuadorean museums. Apart from habitat destruction, no specific threats are known.

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Citation: Jaramillo, T., Cornejo, X. & Pitman, N. 2004. Galium azuayicum. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T46017A11029350. . Downloaded on 26 November 2015.
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