Vriesea lutheri 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Liliopsida Poales Bromeliaceae

Scientific Name: Vriesea lutheri Manzanares & W.Till

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable D2 ver 3.1
Year Published: 2003
Date Assessed: 2003-04-30
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Assessor(s): Manzanares, J.M. & Pitman, N.
Reviewer(s): Valencia, R., Pitman, N., Léon-Yánez, S. & Jørgensen, P.M. (Ecuador Plants Red List Authority)
An epiphytic bromeliad endemic to Ecuador where it is known only from the type, recently collected at kilometer 41.5 of the Loja-Zamora road. The locale is inside the Parque Nacional Podocarpus. Specific threats for the species are unknown.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Vriesea lutheri is endemic to Ecuador. It is kown only from one population in Zamora-Chinchipe province.
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:High Andean forest (2,690 m).

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Specific threats for the species are unknown.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: The only known population occurs inside the Parque Nacional Podocarpus.

Citation: Manzanares, J.M. & Pitman, N. 2003. Vriesea lutheri. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2003: e.T43359A10792007. . Downloaded on 22 September 2018.
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