Byttneria obtusata 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Malvales Malvaceae

Scientific Name: Byttneria obtusata Benth.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered B2ab(iii) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
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Assessor(s): Santiana, J. & Pitman, N.
Reviewer(s): Valencia, R., Pitman, N., Léon-Yánez, S. & Jørgensen, P.M. (Ecuador Plants Red List Authority)
A shrub endemic to western Ecuador, where it is known from two or three populations. First recorded in 1859 by R. Spruce in an unknown locale of Chimborazo province. Collected in the same province by R. Rimbach in 1945, in the Río Chanchán valley, and collected in Cañar province by J. Rose in 1918, around Santa Rosa. Could potentially occur in the Reserva Faunística Chimborazo. No specimens of this species are housed in Ecuadorean museums. Apart from habitat destruction, no specific threats are known.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Altitude of 200–2,800 m.
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Citation: Santiana, J. & Pitman, N. 2004. Byttneria obtusata. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T46208A11040793. . Downloaded on 18 June 2018.
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