Guzmania izkoi 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Liliopsida Poales Bromeliaceae

Scientific Name: Guzmania izkoi 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. Known only from the type specimen, recorded in 1996 in dense forests of the Cordillera de Huacamayos, in the Río Pigüi Yacu valley. Not known to occur inside Ecuador’s protected areas network but the type population is very close to the Parque Nacional Sumaco-Napo-Galeras and the Reserva Ecológica Antisana and its habitat is protected by the PROBONA program. Habitat destruction is the only known threat to the species.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Guzmania izkoi is endemic to Ecuador. It is known only from the type specimen, collected from Napo province.
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

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

Threats [top]

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

Conservation Actions [top]

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

Classifications [top]

1. Forest -> 1.9. Forest - Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane

In-Place Research, Monitoring and Planning
In-Place Land/Water Protection and Management
In-Place Species Management
In-Place Education

Bibliography [top]

IUCN. 2003. 2003 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 18 November 2003.

Valencia, R., Pitman, N., León-Yánez, S. and Jørgensen, P.M. (eds). 2000. Libro Rojo de las Plantas Endémicas del Ecuador 2000. Publicaciones del Herbario QCA, Ponticicia Universidad Católica del Ecuador, Quito.

Citation: Manzanares, J.M. & Pitman, N. 2003. Guzmania izkoi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2003: e.T43254A10790732. . Downloaded on 24 March 2018.
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