Aechmea novoae (Bromeliaceae, Bromelioideae), a Novelty from the State of Jalisco, Mexico
Aechmea novoae Flores-Arg., López-Ferr. & Espejo, an epiphytic species distributed in the municipalities of Cabo Corrientes, La Huerta, and Puerto Vallarta in the state of Jalisco, Mexico, is described and illustrated. Morphologically, the new taxon resembles A. mexicana Baker and A. lueddemanniana (K. Koch) Brongn. ex Mez. A comparative table, figures, and a distribution map of the three species are included.