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Aechmea biflora 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Liliopsida Bromeliales Bromeliaceae

Scientific Name: Aechmea biflora
Species Authority: (L.B.Sm.) L.B.Sm. & M.A.Spencer

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable A4d; C2a(i) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2003
Date Assessed: 2003-04-30
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Manzanares, J.M. & Pitman, N.
Reviewer(s): Valencia, R., Pitman, N., Léon-Yánez, S. & Jørgensen, P.M. (Ecuador Plants Red List Authority)
Justification:
An epiphytic bromeliad endemic to Ecuador. Although the species is known from five subpopulations it is rare and its habitat is fragmented. One subpopulation has been recorded in the Parque Nacional Sangay. Highly threatened by intensive collections due to its ornamental and commercial value.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Aechmea biflora is endemic to Ecuador. It is known from five subpopulations in Morana-Santiago, Napo, Pastaza and Zamora-Chinchipe provinces.
Countries occurrence:
Native:
Ecuador
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Population [top]

Current Population Trend:Decreasing
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:Amazonian forest to low Andean forest (1,000–1,500 m).
Systems:Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Highly threatened by intensive collections due to its ornamental and commercial value.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Known to occur within protected areas.

Citation: Manzanares, J.M. & Pitman, N. 2003. Aechmea biflora. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2003: e.T43219A10787016. . Downloaded on 06 December 2016.
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