Monographs Details: Neoregelia macwilliamsii L.B.Sm.
Authority: Smith, Lyman B. & Downs, Robert J. 1979. Bromelioideae (Bromeliaceae). Fl. Neotrop. Monogr. 14 (3): 1493-2142. (Published by NYBG Press)
Description:Description - Leaves over 32 cm long; sheaths broadly elliptic, pale green, 14 cm long, subdensely vestite with appressed brown-centered scales; blades ligulate, broadly rounded and apiculate, 55 mm wide, entire or nearly so, inconspicuously pale-lepidote throughout, green near apex, below red with small green spots. Scape 3 cm long. Inflorescence ca. 30-flowered, 35 mm in diameter, wholly dark red. Floral bracts lanceolate, attenuate, thin, about equaling the sepals; pedicels slender, to 5 mm long. Sepals lanceolate, acute, slightly asymmetric, 32 mm long, connate for 6 mm.

Distribution:Brazil South America| Rio de Janeiro Brazil South America|