|Scientific Name:||Mammillaria lenta|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Assessor/s:||Fitz Maurice, B, Fitz Maurice, W.A.|
|Reviewer/s:||Taylor, N. & Stuppy, W.|
Qualifies as Least Concern due to its many subpopulations over a relatively large area, where little decline is in current evidence.
|Range Description:||Species endemic to the Mexican state of Coahuila, occurring at elevations between 1,000 to 1,800. The species appears over a 16,000 km2.|
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The estimated populations size of 5,000 individuals.
|Habitat and Ecology:||The species grows on steep calcareous rock in semi desert.|
There is some illegal collecting.
The species is legally protected in Mexico by the national list of species at risk of extinction, NOM-059-SEMARNAT-2001, where it is listed under category “threatened” (A; SEMARNAT 2002).
|Citation:||Fitz Maurice, B, Fitz Maurice, W.A. 2009. Mammillaria lenta. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 20 June 2013.|
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