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Aechmea recurvata

© Frank Vincentz, published under Creative Commons licence.

Class: Liliopsida

Order: Poales

Family: Bromeliaceae

Scientific Name: Aechmea recurvata

IUCN Red List status: Not Evaluated

Protected by the following WLT projects:


Aechmea recurvata is a striking, red bromeliad found on trees and rocks in the Atlantic Forest. It has sharp, spiky leaves which also turn red while the plant is flowering.

Threats and Conservation

WLT is actively involved in Atlantic Rainforest conservation in Argentina (Misiones Province), Brazil (REGUA Reserve) and Paraguay (San Rafael). To help save Atlantic Forest habitat, please support these projects.

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