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Guzmania roseiflora

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA LILIOPSIDA BROMELIALES BROMELIACEAE

Scientific Name: Guzmania roseiflora
Species Authority: Rauh

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered A2a; 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 three subpopulations: the type subpopulation, collected near Santo Domingo, at an altitude of 1,300 m; another near Tandapi; and a third on the Yunguilla-Auca trail in the Maquipucuna private reserve. Not known to occur inside Ecuador’s protected areas network but may be found in similar habitats inside the Reserva Ecológica Los Ilinizas. The principal threat is conversion of forests to croplands. Habitat destruction is the only known threat to the species.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Guzmania roseiflora is endemic to Ecuador. It is known from three subpopulations in Pichincha province.
Countries:
Native:
Ecuador
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

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

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The principal threat is conversion of forests to croplands.

Conservation Actions [top]

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

Citation: Manzanares, J.M. & Pitman, N. 2003. Guzmania roseiflora. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 26 November 2014.
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