|Scientific Name:||Pereskia sacharosa Griseb.|
|Taxonomic Source(s):||Hunt, D., Taylor, N. and Charles, G. (compilers and editors). 2006. The New Cactus Lexicon. dh Books, Milborne Port, UK.|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Assessor(s):||Oakley, L., Pin, A. & Lowry, M.|
|Reviewer(s):||Superina, M. & Goettsch, B.K.|
Pereskia sacharosa is listed as Least Concern because it is widely distributed, is common and abundant, and there are no major threats affecting it. It occurs in many protected areas.
|Previously published Red List assessments:|
|Range Description:||This species occurs in Argentina, in Chaco, Formosa, Jujuy and Salta; in Bolivia, in Chuquisaca, Cochabamba, Santa Cruz, and Tarija; Paraguay and in Brazil in Mato Grosso and Mato Grosso do Sul (Hunt et al. 2006). It occurs at elevations of up to 1,500 m.|
Native:Argentina (Chaco, Formosa, Jujuy, Salta); Bolivia, Plurinational States of; Brazil (Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso do Sul); Paraguay
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|Population:||This species is locally common and abundant.|
|Current Population Trend:||Stable|
|Habitat and Ecology:||This species occurs in sotobosque, forest edges, and clearings.|
|Use and Trade:||This cactus is not utilized.|
|Major Threat(s):||There are no known major threats to this species.|
|Conservation Actions:||This species is present in several protected areas.|
|Amended reason:||The species distribution map has been included.|
IUCN. 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (ver. 2013.1). Available at: http://www.iucnredlist.org. (Accessed: 12 June 2013).
IUCN. 2017. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2017-3. Available at: www.iucnredlist.org. (Accessed: 7 December 2017).
|Citation:||Oakley, L., Pin, A. & Lowry, M. 2017. Pereskia sacharosa (amended version of 2013 assessment). The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2017: e.T152829A121611864.Downloaded on 17 January 2018.|
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