Monographs Details: Pitcairnia caricifolia var. macrantha L.B.Sm.
Authority: Smith, Lyman B. & Downs, Robert J. 1974. Pitcairnioideae (Bromeliaceae). Fl. Neotrop. Monogr. 14 (1): 1-658. (Published by NYBG Press)
Description:Variety Description - Plant flowering 9 dm high. Floral bracts equaling the lowest pedicels, shorter than the remainder. Sepals 27 mm long, orange-red; petals 6 cm long.

Distribution and Ecology - Known from the type collection only.

Distribution:Venezuela South America| Amazonas Venezuela South America|