Pepinia fulgens 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Liliopsida Poales Bromeliaceae

Scientific Name: Pepinia fulgens H.Luther

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable A2a; B1ab(iii); D2 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)
A terrestrial bromeliad endemic to Ecuador. Known from three subpopulations: the type near Indanza at an altitude of 1,300 m; between Indanza and San Juan Bosco at an altitude of 1,237 m; and between Logroño and Yaupi in the Cordillera de Cutucú at an altitude of 1,100 m. Not known to occur inside Ecuador’s protected areas network but may be found in similar habitats of the southern section of the Parque Nacional Sangay. The principal threat is deforestation produced by colonization. Habitat destruction is the only known threat to the species.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Pepinia fulgens is endemic to Ecuador. It is known from three subpopulations in Morona-Santiago province.
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

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

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The principal threat is deforestation produced by colonization.

Conservation Actions [top]

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

Citation: Manzanares, J.M. & Pitman, N. 2003. Pepinia fulgens. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2003: e.T43276A10785390. . Downloaded on 23 June 2018.
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