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Thecophyllum viride Mez & Werckid; Mez, Bull Herb. Boiss. II. 4: 872. 1904.
Leaves about 5 dm. long; sheaths pale-lepidote with brown-centered scales; blades acuminate, 45 mm. wide, densely appressed-pale-lepidote, concolorous but densely and obscurely reticulate by transmitted light; scape erect, very stout, equaling or exceeding the leaves; scapebracts den.sely imbricate, foliaceous, elongate; inflorescence many-flowered, dense, slenderly cylindric, 22-27 cm. long, 4—6 cm. in diameter; lower primary bracts reflexed, like the upper scape-bracts, very broadly ovate with a triangular recur-ed apex, much exceeding the flowers, the uppermost much reduced, shorter than the flowers; branches wholly aborted; floral bracts suborbicular, obtuse, 8 mm. long, strongly convex and somewhat carinate; flowers 22-2.') mm. long, 2 in the axil of each primary bract, glabrous; pedicels very short and stout; sepals suborbicular, obtuse, 17 mm. long, 14 mm. wide, thick, coriaceous, free; petals oblong.
TyPB locality: Costa Rica. Distribution: Costa Rica.
- bibliographic citation
- Lyman Bradford Smith. 1938. (XYRIDALES); BROMELIACEAE. North American flora. vol 19(2). New York Botanical Garden, New York, NY
Werauhia viridis: Brief Summary
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Werauhia viridis is a plant species in the genus Werauhia. This species is endemic to Costa Rica.
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