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Orthophytum ophiuroides is a synonym of:

<- Sincoraea ophiuroides (Louzada & Wand.) Louzada & Wand.

Publ: J. Bromeliad Soc. 66(1): 14 (fig.9) (2017)

Type: BRAZIL. BAHIA: Lencois, Rio Mandassaia, 15-I - 2006, M.G.L Wanderdey et al. 2532 (Holotype: SP, Isotype: HUEFS). Illustrations 1, 3A-C

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Distribution: BRAZIL; Bahia,

Etymology: The chosen name for this species was based on the similarity of the habit of the plant with the form of the sea animals of the class Equinodermata.

Sincoraea ophiuroides