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Guzmania septata

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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
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 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.
Countries:
Native:
Ecuador
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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. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 31 August 2014.
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