Monday, 5 January 2009

Tillandsia fasiculata

Vriesea glaucophylla Hook.
Botanical Magazine 74: t. 4415. 1848.
Collected from the interior of Santa Martha, New Grenada. Sent by Purdie a collector for Kew. Flowered in the Orchideous Stove in August 1848. Hooker referred this plant to the genus Vriesea, but with misgivings.

Recorded Monserrate 1890.

Tillandsia fasiculata Sw.
Nova Genera et Species Plantarum seu Prodromus 56. 1788.

Vriesea glaucophylla
Tillandsia glaucophylla (Hook.) Baker Journal of Botany, British and Foreign 25: 243. 1887.
Platystachys glaucophylla (Hook.) Beer Die Familie der Bromeliaceen 82.

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