Solanum paucijugum 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Solanales Solanaceae

Scientific Name: Solanum paucijugum Bitter

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
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Assessor(s): Montúfar, R. & Pitman, N.
Reviewer(s): Valencia, R., Pitman, N., Léon-Yánez, S. & Jørgensen, P.M. (Ecuador Plants Red List Authority)
A herb or subshrub endemic to Ecuador, where it is widely distributed in Andean paramo. Several collections are from the Parque Nacional Cotopaxi, and one is from the Parque Nacional Sangay; also expected to be found in the Antisana, Chimborazo and Cayambe-Coca protected areas. The principal threats are grazing and fires. No specimens of this species are housed in Ecuadorean museums.

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Bibliography [top]

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

Citation: Montúfar, R. & Pitman, N. 2004. Solanum paucijugum. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T46341A11050099. . Downloaded on 24 March 2018.
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