Aechmea sumidourensis Leme, sp. nov.

Aechmea sumidourensis

Leme, sp. nov. (Figs. 1-4, 5 A-G) J Brom Soc 65(2)87-92. 2015

This new species is morphologically similar to A. distichantha Lemaire, differing by the primary branches with flowers polystichously (basal ones) to subdistichously (upper ones) arranged (vs. flowers distichous)…

Type BRAZIL. Rio de Janeiro: Sumidouro, Sao Caetano, mata da base da Pedra de Sao Caetano… Read more.