Mexico 2013 Flora de Durango y Jalisco

Voucher:SG 508b

Bromeliaceae
Tillandsia andrieuxii (Mez) L.B.Sm.

Location:Durango, Espinazo del Diablo.
Coordinates: 23°39'33" N, 105°44'20" W Alt: 2502m

Epiphyte, leaves white scaly. Inflorescence pendent. Bracts bright pink.
Open Pinus and Quercus forest. Growing with lichens on Quercus at 2 m high, 5 m from stream.

Identification Notes: Verified with Roguenant, A. 'Les Tillandsia et les Racinea'. Sepals symmetrical, similar, not scaly. Leaves tomentose, decreasing in size gradually. Leaf scales suborbicular, slightly lobed. Leaf sheath concolorous with the blade. Flowers polystichous. Bracts long acuminate.

González, S. #508b      21 June 2013

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