Guzmania henniae


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Guzmania henniae
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
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)
An epiphytic bromeliad endemic to Ecuador where it is known from two records in the Cordillera de Cutucú: the type subpopulation in an unknown locale and another at kilometer 76.5 of the Patuca-Morona road. Not known to occur inside Ecuador’s protected areas network but may occur in similar habitats of the Parque Nacional Sangay. The principal threat is deforestation produced by colonization and timber extraction. Habitat destruction is the only known threat to the species.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Guzmania henniae is endemic to Ecuador. It is known by only two records from Morona-Santiago province.
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Amazonian forest to low Andean forest (700–1,050 m).
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The principal threat is deforestation produced by colonization and timber extraction.

Conservation Actions [top]

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

Citation: Manzanares, J.M. & Pitman, N. 2003. Guzmania henniae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. <>. Downloaded on 04 September 2015.
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