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  • adjective Raimondi (attributive); used in taxonomic names for organisms that often have English names of the form "Raimondi's ..."


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Named in a pseudo-Latin manner for any of several naturalists named Raimond or Raimondi.


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  • The Tumbesian Region EBA, with 17 threatened bird species confined entirely to it, including the white-winged guan (Penelope albipennis, CR) and the Peruvian plantcutter (Phytotoma raimondii, EN), is considered one of the three EBAs most critically in need of conservation action.

    Biological diversity in Tumbes-Chocó-Magdalena

  • The region is home to a number of unusual plant species, including a type of high Andean bromelilad (Puya raimondii) that takes as much as a century to reach maturity, and an endemic palm species (Parajubaea torallyi, EN), that grows at the highest altitude of any palm on Earth (3,400 meters).

    Biological diversity in the Tropical Andes

  • Distinctive and restricted range species include Sechura fox (Pseudalopex sechurae), Roedinger's lance head (Bothrops roedingeri), Pizarrita slenderbilled finch Xenospingus concolor, Raimond's Yellow-Finch (Sicalis raimondii), Eugenia ferreyrae, Nolana weissiana, Quinchamalium lomae, Monnina arenicola.

    Sechura desert

  • A giant rosette in the ecoregion is Puya raimondii.

    Central Andean wet puna

  • Puya raimondii (I), a distinctive alpine bromeliad, is abundant together with other Bromeliaceae species, mountain orchids (Orchis spp.,

    Huascaran National Park, Peru


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