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Solanum interandinum

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA SOLANALES SOLANACEAE

Scientific Name: Solanum interandinum
Species Authority: Bitter

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable B1ab(iii) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Assessor(s): Montúfar, R. & 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 dry inter-Andean vegetation in Ecuador, where it is known from at least four subpopulations. Recorded on the road to the Salcedo hot springs and in gardens of the Magdalena neighborhood in Quito. Not known to occur inside Ecuador’s protected areas network. Apart from habitat destruction, no specific threats are known.

Geographic Range [top]

Countries:
Native:
Ecuador
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Terrestrial

Citation: Montúfar, R. & Pitman, N. 2004. Solanum interandinum. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 29 August 2014.
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