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Guzmania condorensis

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA LILIOPSIDA BROMELIALES BROMELIACEAE

Scientific Name: Guzmania condorensis
Species Authority: H.Luther

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered B1ab(iii) 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 two subpopulations recorded in the Cordillera del Cóndor, between 900 and 1,200 m, and one subpopulation with three collections on the Río Nangaritza. Not known to occur inside Ecuador’s protected areas network. The principal threats are deforestation due to colonization, timber extraction and mining. Habitat destruction is the only known threat to the species.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Guzmania condorensis is endemic to Ecuador. It is known from three subpopulations in Zamora-Chinchipe province.
Countries:
Native:
Ecuador
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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): The principal threats are deforestation due to colonization, timber extraction and mining.

Conservation Actions [top]

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

Citation: Manzanares, J.M. & Pitman, N. 2003. Guzmania condorensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 22 December 2014.
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