Monographs Details: Vriesea capituligera (Griseb.) L.B.Sm. & Pittendr.
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: Rio Tirica, Chimanta-tepui. Cerro Venamo. Serrania Yutaje, Rio Manapiare. At 1000-1700 m elevation. Also West Indies, northern Venezuela, Colombia, and Ecuador. Habitat: Terrestrial and epiphytic. Sandstone boulders and bluffs. Woodland.

Discussion:

Tillandsia capituligera Griseb. Cat. PI. Cub. 254. 1866.

Guzmania capituligera Mez in DC. Monogr. Phan. 9: 926. 1896.

Distribution:Venezuela South America| West Indies| Colombia South America| Ecuador South America|