1. Family: Bromeliaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Pitcairnia L'Hér.
      1. Pitcairnia feliciana (A.Chev.) Harms & Mildbr.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Guinea.

    [FWTA]

    Bromeliaceae, F. N. Hepper. Flora of West Tropical Africa 3:1. 1968

    Habit
    A tufted herb with stout rhizomes
    Leaves
    Narrow spiny leaves
    Flowers
    Flowers orange-yellow
    Ecology
    In crevices on rock out-crops.

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    Distribution

    Pitcairnia feliciana (A.Chev.) Harms & Mildbr. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    May 27, 1992 Jacques-Felix, H. [1856], Guinea K000099682 Unknown type material

    First published in Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 14: 118 (1938)

    Accepted by

    • Govaerts, R. (2004). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-54382. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • Hepper in Webbia 19: 601 (1965).
    • in Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Beri. 14: 118 (1938)

    Sources

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
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