TITLE

Puya bravoi (Bromeliaceae), a New Species From North-Western Argentina

AUTHOR(S)
Aráoz, Ezequiel; Grau, Alfredo
PUB. DATE
September 2008
SOURCE
Journal of the Bromeliad Society;Sep/Oct2008, Vol. 58 Issue 5, p199
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article features the Puya bravoi, a new species of Puya Molina or Bromeliaceae, Pitcairnioideae from northwestern Argentina. About 200 species are included in the Puya Molina genus and are distributed along the Andean cordillera, from Costa Rica to Chile and Northwest Argentina. Puya Bravoi is monocarpic and with strobiliform inflorescence.
ACCESSION #
35571164

 

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