8389 - Bromeliads (Wild) - 2011-10-13|
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Racinaea dielsii (Harms)H.Luther
Locality: Ecuador - Prov. of Zamora-Chinchipe, area of Estación Cientifica San Francisco (S 03°58“, W 79°04“ ), road Loja-Zamora, ca. 35 km from Loja; moist montane forest
Photographer: Florian Werner
Note: (as Werner, F.A. 2479 ) - Det.: H. Luther (SEL) 2008 "common at 2200-2500m (much higher up?); growth position tends to be strongly tilted or upside down: petals yellow. Leaves only slightly undulated and densely covered by scales (proximal half) on both sides."
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