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<- Pitcairnia insularis Tatagiba & R J V Alves
(subgen. Pitcairnia)

Publ: Selbyana 25(1): 27-32 (2004)

Type: Brazil, Rio de Janeiro. Municipio de Arraial do Cabo, Ilha de Cabo Frio, Enseada da Parede, 230'13"S, 4159'49"W, elev. 30 m; 11 Mar. 2002, growing in black soil in fissures of lava outcrop, fl. R.J.V. Alves 6981, R. P. da Silva & A.C Ghizi de Melo (Holotype: R).

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Distribution: BRAZIL; Rio de Janeiro,.

Habitat: 30 m. Elev.

Etymology: The name was chosen because it is the only known species of Pitcairnia in eastern Brazil that is endemic to an island.

Pitcairnia insularis