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Guzmania harlingii

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA LILIOPSIDA BROMELIALES BROMELIACEAE

Scientific Name: Guzmania harlingii
Species Authority: H.Luther

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable 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. Known to occur in three subpopulations: the type subpopulation in the ENDESA private reserve; another at the entrance to San Vicente Maldonado; and a third on the Lita-Alto Tambo road. Although it does not occur inside Ecuador’s protected areas network the species may be found in the Reserva Ecológica Cotacachi-Cayapas. The principal threat is the conversion of forest to croplands. Habitat destruction is the only known threat to the species.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Guzmania harlingii is endemic to Ecuador. It is known from three subpopulations in Esmeralda and Pichincha provinces.
Countries:
Native:
Ecuador
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

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

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The principal threat is the conversion of forest to croplands.

Conservation Actions [top]

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

Citation: Manzanares, J.M. & Pitman, N. 2003. Guzmania harlingii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 28 July 2014.
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