7974 - Bromeliads (Wild) - 2011-10-13|
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Tillandsia cf. tovariensis
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: Col.: Werner, F.A. 2828 (14-12-2008) slightly remaining E-ssp. of T. complanata in its light green and compact built, but terminal halt of leaves not bowing down like in that species. Best lump with T. tovariensis!!
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