Guzmania jaramilloi 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Liliopsida Bromeliales Bromeliaceae

Scientific Name: Guzmania jaramilloi
Species Authority: H.Luther

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern 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 widely distributed in Pichincha province. It prefers primary forest but is also well adapted to disturbed areas. Not known to occur inside Ecuador’s protected areas network but may be found in the Reserva Ecológica Los Ilinizas or the Reserva Ecológica Cotacachi-Cayapas. Protected inside the Maquipucuna private reserve, in the Bosque Protector La Perla and in the Bosque Protector Loma Alta where it is common. Not considered threatened since it is well adapted to life in forest remnants and abandoned trees in pastures.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Guzmania jaramilloi is endemic to Ecuador, occurring in Bolír, Esmeralda, Guayas, Imbabura, Manabí, El Oro and Pichincha.
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Humid coastal forest to low Andean forest (0–2,000 m).
Systems: Terrestrial

Conservation Actions [top]

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

Citation: Manzanares, J.M. & Pitman, N. 2003. Guzmania jaramilloi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2003: e.T43255A10790788. . Downloaded on 01 December 2015.
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