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Orthophytum rafaelii is a synonym of:

<- Sincoraea rafaelii (Leme) Louzada & Wand.

Publ: J. Bromeliad Soc. 66(1): 15 (Fig. 10) (2017)

Type: BRAZIL. Bahia: Chapada Diamantina, Palmeira, Serra das Paridas, Cachoeira do Mosquito, Oliveira s.n., fl. cult. May 2010 Leme 8152 (holotype RB).

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Distribution: BRAZIL: Bahia

Habitat: saxicole in crevices of rocky cliffs and an endemic species of the “Campos Rupestres”

Etymology: This new species is named for its collector, the bromeliad grower Rafael de Oliveira, from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, who has discovered many novelties in the Brazilian Bromeliaceae.

Sincoraea rafaelii