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Pepinia harlingii

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA LILIOPSIDA BROMELIALES BROMELIACEAE

Scientific Name: Pepinia harlingii
Species Authority: (L.B.Sm.) G.S.Varad. & Gilmartin

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable A2a 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:
A terrestrial bromeliad endemic to Ecuador. Of the five subpopulations, the two best known are those in the Reserva Forestal Ola Vida near Puyo and on the Hollín-Loreto road. Although the species does not occur inside Ecuador’s protected areas network the Hollín-Loreto road subpopulation is close to the Parque Nacional Sumaco-Napo-Galeras. The principal threat is deforestation due to colonization and forest conversion to croplands. Habitat destruction is the only known threat to the species.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Pepinia harlingii is endemic to Ecuador. It is known from five subpopulations Morona-Santiago, Napo, El Oro, Pastaza and Tungurahua 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 deforestation due to colonization and forest conversion to croplands.

Conservation Actions [top]

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

Citation: Manzanares, J.M. & Pitman, N. 2003. Pepinia harlingii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 23 October 2014.
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