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Specimen: K000321521
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Family: Bromeliaceae Type Status: isotype
Current Name: Puya maculata L.B.Sm. Phenology: flowers
Collector: Camp, W.H. Plant Parts: Leaves, Flowers/inflorescence, Flowers/inflorescence (with inflorescence axis)
Collector no: 4882 Item: Sheet
Collection Date: 21/08/1945 Project: Monocot Types; Latin American Types
Country: Ecuador Habitat:
Location: open páramo, Páramo del Castillo, crest of the eastern codillera on the trail between Sevilla de Oro and Mendez, Azuay, Ecuador. Plant Description: Leaves in basal rosette, stiff, very brittle and easily broken; blade pale green; spines and a zone under each brownish to jet-black. Flowering spikes 0.5-0.6 (rarely 1) m. high; lower scales on scape leaflike, upper dead and brownish. In florescence mass
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Altitude: 3300.0-3390.0 m
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Determination History:
Scientific Name Determiner Determination Date Type of? Determination Notes
Puya maculata L.B.Sm.      ✔  
Cite as: http://specimens.kew.org/herbarium/K000321521
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