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<- Vriesea flammea L.B.Sm.

Publ: Arch. Bot. São Paulo. 1: 59 pl. 79 (1941)

Type: BRAZIL. Paraná: Jacareí, quase ao nível do mar, sobre árvores da restinga, 9 Jan 1916, Dusén 17486 (holotype: GH!; isotypes: S!, SP!,K!).

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Distribution: BRAZIL: Minas Gerais, Bahia, Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo, Parana, Santa Catarina, Pernambuco, Rio Grande do Sul

Habitat: Atlantic Forest Domain

Etymology: The specific epithet refers to the latin “flammeus” flame-colored ( Rizzini 1978 ).

Phenology: Flowers from December through March, in greatest frequency in December and January. Fruits in April and May.

Vriesea flammea