8223 - Bromeliads (Wild) - 2011-10-13|
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Tillandsia cf. laminata
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. 2841 (16-12-2008) in cult.! looks rtaher like a T. laminata than a Vries. appendiculata with its very long leaves and the brown bases (inside s outside).
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