Guzmania alborosea 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Liliopsida Poales Bromeliaceae

Scientific Name: Guzmania alborosea H.Luther

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable A4d ver 3.1
Year Published: 2003
Date Assessed: 2003-04-30
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Assessor(s): Manzanares, J.M. & Pitman, N.
Reviewer(s): Valencia, R., Pitman, N., Léon-Yánez, S. & Jørgensen, P.M. (Ecuador Plants Red List Authority)
An epiphytic or terrestrial bromeliad endemic to Ecuador where it is widely distributed from the coastal foothills forest to lower Andean forest. Not known to occur inside Ecuador’s protected areas network but may be found in the Reserva Ecológica Los Ilinizas. Highly threatened because it is heavily collected in the wild for commercial use due to its ornamental value.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Guzmania alborosea is endemic to Ecuador, occurring in Bolívar, Carchi, Esmeralda, El Oro, Pichincha and Los Rios provinces.
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Population [top]

Current Population Trend:Decreasing
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:Coastal forest to low Andean forest (500–1,500 m).

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Highly threatened because is heavily collected in the wild for commercial use due to its ornamental value.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Not known to occur in any protected areas.

Citation: Manzanares, J.M. & Pitman, N. 2003. Guzmania alborosea. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2003: e.T43233A10789265. . Downloaded on 19 June 2018.
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