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Renealmia aurantifera

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA LILIOPSIDA ZINGERBERALES ZINGIBERACEAE

Scientific Name: Renealmia aurantifera
Species Authority: Maas

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Assessor(s): Ulloa Ulloa, C. & Pitman, N.
Reviewer(s): Valencia, R., Pitman, N., Léon-Yánez, S. & Jørgensen, P.M. (Ecuador Plants Red List Authority)
Justification:
A terrestrial herb endemic to Ecuador, where it is restricted to Andean forests in the northern provinces. Recorded inside several protected areas, like the Reserva Geobotánica Pululahua, the Awá Ethnic Reserve, and the La Favorita and Río Guajalito private reserves. Considered Least Concern because many populations are known. Apart from habitat destruction, no specific threats are known.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Altitude of 1,800–2,500 m.
Countries:
Native:
Ecuador
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Terrestrial

Citation: Ulloa Ulloa, C. & Pitman, N. 2004. Renealmia aurantifera. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 23 November 2014.
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