IUCN threat status:

Endangered (EN)


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Range Description

For more than a decade, the species was known from a single collection. An intensive search in 19981999 revealed six new subpopulations, within the provinces of Chimborazo and Morona-Santiago. Each subpopulation has 500 clumped individuals in an area less than 100 m.


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