Pepinia verrucosa 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Liliopsida Poales Bromeliaceae

Scientific Name: Pepinia verrucosa E.Gross

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable 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 two subpopulations: on the Baeza-Lago Agrio road at an unknown locale; and at km 24.6 of the Parayacu-Lago Agrio road at an elevation of 270 m. Not known to occur inside Ecuador’s protected areas network but may be present in similar habitats of the Reserva de Producción Faunística Cuyabeno. The principal threat is conversion of its habitat to croplands. Habitat destruction is the only known threat to the species.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Pepinia verrucosa is endemic to Ecuador. It is known from two subpopulations in Sucumbios province.
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:Amazonian forest (250–1,000 m).

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The principal threat is conversion of its habitat to croplands.

Conservation Actions [top]

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

Citation: Manzanares, J.M. & Pitman, N. 2003. Pepinia verrucosa. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2003: e.T43279A10785994. . Downloaded on 21 April 2018.
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