Guzmania izkoi 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Liliopsida Bromeliales Bromeliaceae

Scientific Name: Guzmania izkoi
Species Authority: Manzanares & W.Till

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable D2 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. Known only from the type specimen, recorded in 1996 in dense forests of the Cordillera de Huacamayos, in the Río Pigüi Yacu valley. Not known to occur inside Ecuador’s protected areas network but the type population is very close to the Parque Nacional Sumaco-Napo-Galeras and the Reserva Ecológica Antisana and its habitat is protected by the PROBONA program. Habitat destruction is the only known threat to the species.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Guzmania izkoi is endemic to Ecuador. It is known only from the type specimen, collected from Napo province.
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Low Andean forest (1,500–2,000 m).
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Habitat destruction is the main threat to the species.

Conservation Actions [top]

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

Citation: Manzanares, J.M. & Pitman, N. 2003. Guzmania izkoi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2003: e.T43254A10790732. . Downloaded on 26 November 2015.
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