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Guzmania hollinensis

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA LILIOPSIDA BROMELIALES BROMELIACEAE

Scientific Name: Guzmania hollinensis
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 or terrestrial bromeliad endemic to Ecuador where it is known from at least six subpopulations, many from the Cordillera de Huacamayos. Two subpopulations have been recorded in the Parque Nacional Sumaco-Napo-Galeras. Unprotected subpopulations are threatened by deforestation produced by colonization and the conversion of forest to pasture. Habitat destruction is the only known threat to the species.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Guzmania hollinensis is endemic to Ecuador. It is known from at least six subpopulations in Napo, Orellana, Pastaza, Sucumbios and Zamora-Chinchipe provinces.
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): Unprotected populations are threatened by deforestation produced by colonization and the conversion of forest to pasture.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Known to occur within protected areas.

Citation: Manzanares, J.M. & Pitman, N. 2003. Guzmania hollinensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 21 October 2014.
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