Monographs Details: Aechmea contracta (Mart. ex Schult.f.) Baker
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: Araracoara to Puerto Mirana. Cafio Popore, Rio Vaupes to Rio Apaporis. Upper Rio Papuri. Cachivera de Yurupari. Rio Papunaua, Rio Inirida. Soratama, Rio Pacoa to Rio Kananari. At 240-250 m elevation. Also British Guiana, Amazonian Brazil and Peru. Habitat: Epiphytic in woods.

Discussion:

Billbergia contracta Mart, ex Schult. f. in R. & S. Syst. 7: 1263. 1830.

Distribution:Colombia South America| Guyana South America| Brazil South America| Peru South America|