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Guzmania remyi

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA LILIOPSIDA BROMELIALES BROMELIACEAE

Scientific Name: Guzmania remyi
Species Authority: L.B.Sm.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2003
Date Assessed: 2003-04-30
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 where it is widely distributed from the coastal foothills forest to lower elevation Andean forest, especially in wet areas. Known from six records in the Bilsa private reserve and two in the Reserva Etnica Awá. Not known to occur in Ecuador’s protected areas network but could be present in the Reserva Ecológica Los Ilinizas and in the Reserva Ecológica Cotacachi-Cayapas. Not considered threatened due to its adaptation to forest remnants and trees left standing in pastures.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Guzmania remyi is endemic to Ecuador. It is widely distributed in Azuay, bolívar, Cañar, carchi, Cotopaxi, Esmeralda, Manabí, El Oro, Pichincha and Los Ríos provinces.
Countries:
Native:
Ecuador
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Humid coastal forest to low Andean forest (0–1,500 m).
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Not considered threatened due to its adaptation to forest remnants and trees left standing in pastures.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Not known to occur within any protected areas.
Citation: Manzanares, J.M. & Pitman, N. 2003. Guzmania remyi. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 19 April 2014.
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