1776 - Bromeliads (Wild) - 2009-02-17|
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(Uploaded as: Bromeliaceae )
Locality: Peru - Lake Llanganuco
Photographer: Guillermo Rivera
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- Identification (1777): Eric J. Gouda (2009-02-18) =Tillandsia rubella
- Could this be Tillandsia rubella. The floral bracts seems to be totally imbricate, not exposing the rachis in any part. (Sent: firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Identification (1777): Walter Till (2009-02-19) =Tillandsia purpurascens
- This is certainly not T. rubella but is VERY similar to T. purpurascens Rauh, Trop. Subtrop. Pflanzenwelt 75: 34-37, fig. 18 (1990).
The altitude is similar, the type locality is more north but this not an
argument against the identity.