Acalypha andina 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Euphorbiales Euphorbiaceae

Scientific Name: Acalypha andina
Species Authority: Müll. Arg.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable A4c ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Santiana, J., Cerón, C. & Pitman, N.
Reviewer(s): Valencia, R., Pitman, N., Léon-Yánez, S. & Jørgensen, P.M. (Ecuador Plants Red List Authority)
Justification:
A rare shrub endemic to Andean Ecuador, where it is known from four populations. Grows in the transition between dry and wet inter-Andean vegetation near Pululahua (probably inside the Reserva Geobotánica) and in the Río Paute and Río Vilcabamba valleys. Another record from 1987 in Bolívar province is from an unknown locale. May occur in the Bosque Protector Pichincha. Apart from habitat destruction, no specific threats are known.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Altitude of 1,500–3,500 m.
Countries occurrence:
Native:
Ecuador
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Classifications [top]

1. Forest -> 1.9. Forest - Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane
suitability:Suitable  
3. Shrubland -> 3.5. Shrubland - Subtropical/Tropical Dry
suitability:Suitable  

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Bibliography [top]

IUCN. 2004. 2004 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. www.iucnredlist.org. Downloaded on 23 November 2004.


Citation: Santiana, J., Cerón, C. & Pitman, N. 2004. Acalypha andina. In: The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T45171A10984239. . Downloaded on 25 September 2016.
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