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DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.11646/phytotaxa.291.2.9

A new species of Guzmania (Bromeliaceae) from Southern Ecuador

ERIC J. GOUDA, JOSÉ M. MANZANARES, HIROYUKI TAKIZAWA

Abstract


A new species of Guzmania from Ecuador, Province El Oro, closely related to G. teuscheri Smith (1960: 86), is described and illustrated here. It can easily be confused with this species, especially in herbarium specimen, in which the colour and structure of petals are lost.


Keywords


Tillandsioideae, Tillandsieae, Monocots, Ecuador

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References


Gouda, E.J., Butcher, D. & Gouda, C.S. (2016) Encyclopaedia of Bromeliads, Version 3. University Botanic Gardens, Utrecht. Avaliable from: https://encyclopedia.florapix.nl/ (accessed 16 September 2016).

Smith, L.B. (1932) Studies in the Bromeliaceae III. Contributions from the Gray Herbarium of Harvard University 96: 3–35.

Smith, L.B. (1960) Guzmania teuscheri, a new ornamental from Ecuador. Journal of the Bromeliad Society 9: 86–87.

Smith, L.B. & Downs, R.J. (1977) Tillandsioideae (Bromeliaceae). In: Flora Neotropica Monograph 14, part 2. Hafner Press, New York, pp. 663–1492.


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