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Byttneria jaramilloana

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA MALVALES STERCULIACEAE

Scientific Name: Byttneria jaramilloana
Species Authority: Dorr

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable D2 ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Assessor(s): Santiana, J. & Pitman, N.
Reviewer(s): Valencia, R., Pitman, N., Léon-Yánez, S. & Jørgensen, P.M. (Ecuador Plants Red List Authority)
Justification:
A shrub endemic to southern Ecuador, where it is known from one population in dry inter-Andean vegetation, along the Zapotebamba–Celica–Guachanamá road. Not known to occur in protected areas, but apparently persists in disturbed forest. The principal threat are forest conversion to grasslands and fires set by humans.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Altitude of 1,500–3,000 m.
Countries:
Native:
Ecuador
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Terrestrial

Citation: Santiana, J. & Pitman, N. 2004. Byttneria jaramilloana. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 18 December 2014.
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