8649 - Bromeliads (Wild) - 2011-10-13|
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Tillandsia engleriana Wittm.
Locality: Ecuador - Cerro Toledo, Podocarpus National Park, Loja Province; along road that leads from Yangana to antennas on the peak.
Photographer: Florian Werner
Note: Col.: Werner, F.A. 2639 (30-09-2008) - Det.: W. Till (U Vienna) 2011 this species occurrs at ECSF from the valley bottom up to ca. 2100m but not in the (wetter) forest above. synonym: Vriesea appendiculata
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