Overview

Distribution

Range Description

This species occurs in Uruguay, southern Brazil (Río Grande do Sul and Santa Catarina), and eastern Argentina (Buenos Aires and Entre Ríos provinces) (Kiesling and Ferrari 2009). It grows at elevations from 100 to 500 m asl.
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Ecology

Habitat

Habitat and Ecology

Habitat and Ecology
This cactus grows on cliffs at the edges of rivers, on rocky areas mainly in paranaense forest, and on roadsides.

Systems
  • Terrestrial
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Conservation

Conservation Status

IUCN Red List Assessment


Red List Category
LC
Least Concern

Red List Criteria

Version
3.1

Year Assessed
2013

Assessor/s
Oakley, L.

Reviewer/s
Superina, M. & Goettsch, B.K.

Contributor/s

Justification
The species has a relatively large range, it is common and there are no major threats affecting it. Hence is listed as Least Concern.
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Population

Population
This species is common but not abundant.

Population Trend
Unknown
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Threats

Major Threats
There are no major threats to this species.
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Management

Conservation Actions

Conservation Actions
It is not known whether this cactus occurs in a protected area.
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