Pepinia hooveri 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Liliopsida Bromeliales Bromeliaceae

Scientific Name: Pepinia hooveri
Species Authority: H.Luther

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered B1ab(iii) 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 where it is known from four subpopulations in wet forests of the Reserva Etnica Awá. Not known to occur inside Ecuador’s protected areas network but may be found in similar habitats of the Reserva Ecológica Cotacachi-Cayapas. No threats are known. Considered Endangered because its geographical range is potentially smaller than 5,000 km².

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Pepinia hooveri is endemic to Ecuador. It is known from four subpopulations in Carchi, Esmeralda and Imbabura provinces.
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Humid coastal forest to low Andean forest (500–2,000 m).
Systems: Terrestrial

Conservation Actions [top]

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

Citation: Manzanares, J.M. & Pitman, N. 2003. Pepinia hooveri. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2003: e.T43278A10785875. . Downloaded on 27 November 2015.
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