Monographs Details: Puya floccosa (Regel) E.Morren
Authority: Smith, Lyman B. 1967. Bromeliaceae of the Guayana Highland. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 14: 15-68.
Family:Bromeliaceae
Description:Distribution and Ecology - Distribution. Colombia: San Jose del Guaviare. Mesa La Lindosa. Venezuela: Mt. Roraima. Ilu-tepui. Brazil: Serra de Mairori, Rio Branco, Surumu. Serra Tepequem. Also Andean Colombia and Venezuela. At 270-2000 m elevation. Habitat: Open slopes, cliffs, and summits.

Discussion:

Puya guianensis Kl. in Schomburgk, Fauna u. Flora 1067. 1848, nomen.

Pourretia floccosa Linden, Catal. 1853 ex Bot. Zeit. 11: 718. 1853.

Pitcairnia guyanensis Baker, Bromel. 120. 1889.

Distribution:Colombia South America| Venezuela South America| Brazil South America|