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Aloysia dodsoniorum

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA LAMIALES VERBENACEAE

Scientific Name: Aloysia dodsoniorum
Species Authority: Moldenke

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered A4c; B1ab(iii) 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 subshrub endemic to Ecuador's dry coastal forest, where it is known only from the type specimen collected by C. Dodson in 1981. Discovered in the Capeira forest, at km 21 of the Guayaquil–Daule road. Could potentially occur in similar vegetation remnants and expected in the Reserva Ecológica Manglares-Churute. Apart from habitat destruction, no specific threats are known.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Altitude of 20–200 m.
Countries:
Native:
Ecuador
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Terrestrial

Citation: Santiana, J. & Pitman, N. 2004. Aloysia dodsoniorum. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 23 July 2014.
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