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A note on the elevation range of Maquipucuna:

The book and the web-page give a elevational range of approximately 1100-2800 m for the area, but this for the Maquipucuna Reserve proper, not the floristic area as a whole. Using the Instituto Geográfico Militar topo map “Calacalí” (1:50,000 with 1990 data), the elevational range for the entire floristic area (00°00'–00°10'N & 78°35'–78°41'W) can be better estimated starting at 1000 m, found near Nanegal in the northwest corner of the floristic area, and rising to slightly over 3150 m, on the ridge of Cerro Alaspungo near the southeast corner.