Monographs Details: Pitcairnia maidifolia (Decne.) C.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. Venezuela: Duida. Cerro Uroi, Rio Chicanan. Soropan-tepui. Sierra de Lema. Chimanta Massif. British Guiana: Kaieteur Savanna. Southern Pacaraima Mountains. Mt. Ayanganna; Kamarang River, Upper Mazaiuni River. Surinam: Tafelberg. Colombia: Rio Guayabero. At 240-2255 m elevation. Also Honduras to Andean Colombia and Venezuela. Habitat: SaAanna. Side of waterfall. Escarpments. Sandstone bluffs.

Discussion:

Puya maidifolia C. Morren, Ann. Soc. Agi. Bot. Gand 5: 453, pl. 1849.

Puya funkiana Linden, Cat. 5: 2. 1850.

Pitcairnia funkiana A. Dietr. Allgem. Gartenzeit. 19: 337. 1851.

Xeumannia maidifolia K. Koch, Ind. Sem. Hort. Berol. 1856: App. 2. 1857.

Lamproconus maidifolius Lem. ex Baker, Handb. Bromel. 109. 1889.

Distribution:Venezuela South America| Guyana South America| Colombia South America| Suriname South America| Honduras Central America|