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Pitcairnia ferrell-ingramiae

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA LILIOPSIDA BROMELIALES BROMELIACEAE

Scientific Name: Pitcairnia ferrell-ingramiae
Species Authority: H.Luther

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable B1ab(iii) 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, hemiepiphytic or terrestrial bromeliad endemic to Ecuador. Five collections have been made on the Lita-Alto Tambo road: two at kilometers 17 and 20, one in Alto Tambo and the other two at kilometer 1 of the Alto Tambo-La Puntilla road. The type was recorded in the Los Cedros private reserve and two additional collections have been made in the Reserva Etnica Awá. Occurs inside Ecuador’s protected areas network as the paratype was recorded in the Reserva Ecológica Mache-Chindul. Habitat destruction is the only known threat to the species.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Pitcairnia ferrell-ingramiae is endemic to Ecuador. It is known from five subpopulations Esmeralda and Imbabura provinces.
Countries:
Native:
Ecuador
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Low Andean forest (1,500–2,000 m).
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Habitat destruction is the main threat to this species.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Known to occur within protected areas.

Citation: Manzanares, J.M. & Pitman, N. 2003. Pitcairnia ferrell-ingramiae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 22 December 2014.
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