Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Liliopsida Bromeliales Bromeliaceae

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

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Near Threatened 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. Most of the collections are from forest remnants and isolated trees in pastures. One collection has been recorded inside the Parque Nacional Sumaco-Napo-Galeras. The principal threat is conversion of forest to pasture. Habitat destruction is the only known threat to the species.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Guzmania septata is endemic to Ecuador, occurring in Morona-Santiago, Napo and Pastaza provinces.
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

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

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The principal threat is conversion of forest to pasture.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Known to occur within protected areas.

Citation: Manzanares, J.M. & Pitman, N. 2003. Guzmania septata. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2003: e.T43266A10791135. . Downloaded on 13 October 2015.
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