Monographs Details: Pitcairnia flammea var. macropoda L.B.Sm. & Reitz
Authority: Smith, Lyman B. & Downs, Robert J. 1974. Pitcairnioideae (Bromeliaceae). Fl. Neotrop. Monogr. 14 (1): 1-658. (Published by NYBG Press)
Family:Bromeliaceae
Description:Description - Leaves 8 mm wide, bearing linear reddish scales beneath when young. Inflorescence lax, 18 cm long, floccose. Floral bracts linear-triangular, to 18 mm long; pedicels ascending, slender, to 35 mm long. Sepals linear-lanceolate, ecarinate, acute, 22 mm long.

Distribution:Minas Gerais Brazil South America|