Coussapoa spp. 

Area(s) Where Listed As Endangered:
Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador
Status/Date(s) Listed as Endangered:
  Scientific Name Status Listing Date Range
1. Coussapoa curraniiVU-IUCN1998Brazil
2. Coussapoa floccosaVU-IUCN1998Brazil
3. Coussapoa jatun-sachensisNT-IUCN2003Ecuador
4. Coussapoa tolimensisEN-IUCN1998Colombia

Species/Common Names:
Coussapoa curranii
Coussapoa floccosa
Coussapoa jatun-sachensis
Coussapoa tolimensis

Facts Summary:
Coussapoa is a genus of plants of concern and found in the following area(s): Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador.

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