Monographs Details: Guzmania pleiosticha (Griseb.) Mez
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: Carrao-tepui. Rio Tirica and Abdcapa-tepui, Chimantd Massif. Cerro Acopan, Rio Caroni. Rio Uiri-yuk, Alto Rio Cuyuni. British Guiana: Kaieteur. Surinam: Tafelberg. At 1000-1600 m elevation. Also northern Venezuela. Habitat: Terrestrial and epiphytic. Woods. Thickets.

Discussion:

Tillandsia pleiosticha Griseb. Nachr. Ges. Wiss. Goett. 1864: 19. 1865.

Guzmania altsonii L. B. Smith, Contr. Gray Herb. 89: 7, pi. 1, fig. 1. 1930.

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