Monographs Details: Vriesea splendens var. splendens
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: Ptari-tepui. Sierra de Lema, Rio Chicanan. Mount Ayanganna, Pakaraima Mountains. El Dorado to Santa Elena. British Guiana: Kaieteur Savanna. Ayanganna Plateau; Partang River, upper Mazaruni River. Surinam: Tafelberg. At 1000-1520 m elevation. Habitat: Terrestrial and epiphytic in rainforest.

Discussion:

Tillandsia splendens Brongn. Ann. Fl. Pomone 18: 311. 1845.

Vriesea speciosa Hook. Bot. Mag. 74: pl. 4382. 1848.

Distribution:Venezuela South America| Guyana South America| Suriname South America|