11892 - Bromeliads (Wild) - 2014-11-19|
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Locality: Peru - Amazonas - Found growing in masses at Kuelap archeological site at 3000 meters. Size is 1.5 to 2 meters tall. Growing primarily epiphytically, but a few plants were also terrestrial (may have fallen to the ground when young, then matured in place). Very showy plant.
Photographer: Jerry Raack