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Glomeropitcairnia erectiflora

Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Bromeliaceae
Subfamily: Tillandsioideae
Genus: Glomeropitcairnia
Species: G. erectiflora
Binomial name
Glomeropitcairnia erectiflora
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Glomeropitcairnia erectiflora is a species of the genus Glomeropitcairnia. This epiphytic tank bromeliad species is native to Venezuela and to the island of Trinidad, occurring in montane and elfin cloud forests. On Trinidad, it is used by the endemic El Tucuche Golden Tree Frog Phytotriades auratus as a refuge and nesting site.

References

  • Checklist of Venezuelan Bromeliaceae with Notes on Species Distribution by State and Levels of Endemism retrieved 3 November 2009


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