11858 - Bromeliads (Wild) - 2014-11-15|
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Locality: Peru - Amazonas Region near Bongera - Growing along road from Chachapoyas to Pedro Ruiz at approximately 1300m altitude. Grows on banks along roadway close to Rio Utcubamba near Bongera. Photographed Nov 11, 2014. Inflorescence approximately 90 to 120 cm long.
Photographer: Jerry Raack
Note: This appears to be the same plant that was submitted by Guillermo Rivera back in 2009 that was labeled as Pitcairnia aff echinata. However, it does not seem to match other photos I have seen of Pit. echinata. Has anyone positively identified this yet? (Sent: firstname.lastname@example.org)
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