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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/phytotaxa.184.1.7

Tillandsia religiosa, a new species from the state of Morelos, México

Rodrigo Hernández-Cárdenas, EDITH GONZÁLEZ-ROCHA, Adolfo ESPEJO-SERNA, ANA ROSA LÓPEZ-FERRARI, ROSA CERROS-TLATILPA, RENATE EHLERS

Abstract


Tillandsia religiosa Hern.-Cárdenas, González-Rocha, Espejo, López-Ferr., Cerros & Ehlers, a new species from Morelos, Mexico is described and illustrated. The new species is compared to taxa with similar characteristics, T. taxcoensis Ehlers, T. thyrsigera E. Morren ex Baker and T. superinsignis Matuda. Images and a distribution map of the new taxon are included.


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Bromeliaceae

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Matuda, E. (1973) New additions to Tillandsia (Bromeliaceae) from Mexico. Cactus and Succulent Journal 45: 189.


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