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Nidularium microps forma elatum is a synonym of:

<- Canistropsis elata (E.Pereira & Leme) Leme
(subfam. )

Publ: Canistropsis, Bromeliads of the Atlantic Forest 51-52,.138. (1998)

Type: Rio de Janeiro, Angra dos Reis, Mambucaba, 1984, R. Menescal & R. Bello s. n., fl. cult. 10 Oct. 1985, E. Leme 748. Holotype: HB. Isotype: RB, WU. Clonotype: SEL.

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Distribution: BRAZIL; Rio de Janeiro,

Habitat: , 50 m. Elev.

Etymology: Canistropsis elata was originally circumscribed as a form of C. microps. One of the distinguishing traits of this taxon is the inflorescence slightly raised above the leaf rosette from whence the Latin name elatus meaning "high", "elevated" or "lofty"

Canistropsis elata