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Vriesea andreettae

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA LILIOPSIDA BROMELIALES BROMELIACEAE

Scientific Name: Vriesea andreettae
Species Authority: Rauh

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:
A lithophytic bromeliad endemic to the southern province of Azuay in Ecuador. Known from five collections recorded in the same population, between kilometers 52 and 104 of the Cuenca-Pasaje road, in the rocks near Santa Isabel. The principal threat is destruction of its habitat by fire and the subsequent establishment of sugar cane plantations. Not known to occur inside Ecuador’s protected areas network. Habitat destruction is the only known threat to the species.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Vriesea andreettae is endemic to Ecuador. It is known only from one population in Azuay province.
Countries:
Native:
Ecuador
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

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

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The principal threat is destruction of its habitat by fire and the subsequent establishment of sugar cane plantations.

Conservation Actions [top]

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

Citation: Manzanares, J.M. & Pitman, N. 2003. Vriesea andreettae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 01 August 2014.
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