Calceolaria rosmarinifolia 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Scrophulariales Scrophulariaceae

Scientific Name: Calceolaria rosmarinifolia
Species Authority: Lam.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): León-Yánez, S. & Pitman, N.
Reviewer(s): Valencia, R., Pitman, N., Léon-Yánez, S. & Jørgensen, P.M. (Ecuador Plants Red List Authority)
A subshrub endemic to southern Ecuador, where it is abundant and conspicuous in open habitats of the Cuenca valley. Several subpopulations are probably fragments of what was once a single larger population. Protected in the Parque Nacional Cajas and the Parque Nacional Sangay. Classified as Vulnerable by the IUCN in 1997 (Walter and Gillett 1998) but considered Least Concern in this evaluation. Apart from habitat destruction, no specific threats are known.
Previously published Red List assessments:
1998 Vulnerable (V)

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Citation: León-Yánez, S. & Pitman, N. 2004. Calceolaria rosmarinifolia. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T46150A11038481. . Downloaded on 25 November 2015.
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