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Geranium loxense 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Geraniales Geraniaceae

Scientific Name: Geranium loxense Halfdan-Niels.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable B1ab(iii) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): León-Yánez, S. & 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's southeastern Andes, where it is known from three populations. Protected in the Parque Nacional Podocarpus and also present in paramos nearby. Collected frequently but always in the same small area. Apart from habitat destruction, no specific threats are known.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Altitude of 2,500–3,500 m.
Countries occurrence:
Native:
Ecuador
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Classifications [top]

3. Shrubland -> 3.7. Shrubland - Subtropical/Tropical High Altitude
suitability:Suitable  
4. Grassland -> 4.7. Grassland - Subtropical/Tropical High Altitude
suitability:Suitable  

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Bibliography [top]

IUCN. 2004. 2004 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Available at: www.iucnredlist.org. (Accessed: 23 November 2004).


Citation: León-Yánez, S. & Pitman, N. 2004. Geranium loxense. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T45292A10987081. . Downloaded on 19 November 2017.
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