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Billbergia quesneliana is a synonym of:

<- Quesnelia quesneliana (Brongn.) L.B.Sm.
(subgen. Quesnelia)

Publ: Arch. Bot. São Paulo. 2: 196 (1952)

Type: Brasil, 1841, Hort. Paris s/n. (Holotype - P, Phototype - F!, GH!, S!)

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Distribution: BRAZIL; Rio de Janeiro, Espirito Santo, Minas Gerais,

Habitat: in restingas as terricolous, and as an epiphyte or rupicolous on rocky outcrops, ca. 700 m. Elev.

Phenology: It blooms mainly June to October, and ripe fruits were observed from September to December.

Quesnelia quesneliana