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Guzmania andreettae

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA LILIOPSIDA BROMELIALES BROMELIACEAE

Scientific Name: Guzmania andreettae
Species Authority: Rauh

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable A4d; D2 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 where it is known from three Andean subpopulations: the type subpopulation, collected in the Upano valley; a second in the Cordillera de Huacamayos; and a third in the Reserva Ecológica Antisana. May occur in similar habitats of the Sumaco-Napo-Galeras and Sangay protected areas. Highly threatened because it is heavily collected in the wild for commercial use due to its ornamental value.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Guzmania andreettae is endemic to Ecuador. It is known from three subpopulations in Morona-Santiago and Napos provinces.
Countries:
Native:
Ecuador
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Population [top]

Population Trend: Decreasing

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Amazonian forest to low Andean forest (1,000–2,000 m).
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

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

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Known to occur within protected areas.

Citation: Manzanares, J.M. & Pitman, N. 2003. Guzmania andreettae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 31 July 2014.
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